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  Emperor Cheng of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Cheng of Han (51 BC–7 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty ruling from 33 BC until 7 BC.
Emperor Cheng was born circa 51 BC to then-Crown Prince Liu Shi (later Emperor Yuan) and one of his consorts, Consort Wang (later more commonly known as Grand Empress Dowager Wang).
Emperor Cheng died suddenly in 7 BC, apparently from a stroke (although historians also report the possibility of an overdosage of aphrodisiacs given to him by Consort Zhao Hede).
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Han Emperor Liu Bang led 300,000 army to attack the Huns in 200 BC.
Emperor Liu Bang accused Xin of being a coward, and Xin, for fear of punishment, surrendered to Modu.
Han princess was married over to Wusun king as a means of diffusing Hunnic support in the west.
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 Han Dynasty - China History - China
The Han dynasty, after which the members of the ethnic majority in China, the "Han Chinesepeople of Han," are named, was notable also for its military prowess.
Emperor Wu decided that Taoism was no longer suitable for China, and officially declared China to be a Confucian state; however, like the emperors before him, he combined Legalist methods with the ConfucianismConfucian ideal.
Han court officials who attempted to strip lands out of the landlords faced such enormous resistance that their policies would never be put in to place.
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 Royalty.nu - The History of China - Chinese Royalty
Emperor Huizong and Late Northern Song China: The Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics edited by Patricia Buckley Ebrey and Maggie Bickford.
A commoner's presentation to the emperor of a lucky omen from his garden and several retellings of the incident provide the background for an introduction to Ming society, culture, and politics, including discussions of the founding of the Ming dynasty, the character of the first emperor, and the role of omens in court politics.
Emperor of China: Self-Portrait of K'Ang-Hsi by Jonathan D. Spence uses original documents to tell the life story of Manchu emperor K'ang-Hsi, who ruled China from 1661 to 1772.
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 Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The usurpation of Wang Mang [Frederick-Gorman]: The cause of the downfall of the Han Dynasty is to be traced to the ambition of its imperial women.
The fact that Emperor Wu caused the mother of his son to be put to death before he appointed him heir, is sufficient to show that the interference of an empress dowager in affairs of state had long been a matter to be dreaded.
The mother of Emperor Cheng (32 BC-7 AD) was from the Wang family; and when her son came to the throne, her brothers were at once raised to positions of great influence.
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 Wang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Wang is a royalty rank and a surname in China and Korea.
Empress Dowager Wang, mother of Emperor Cheng of Han China and aunt of Wang Mang.
Wang Dao, stateman and chief advisor of Emperor Yuan of Jin China
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 China: National Geographic World Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
China is the home of one of the oldest civilizations in the world, and is also home to the earliest musical scale in recorded human history.
Major principalities in China competed to attract artists, scholars, diplomats, and engineers – and, of course, musicians to adorn their courts.
With prolonged Western contact in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, China was exposed to many new forms of music, and while many foreign forms have found a niche there, the old classical forms still persist alongside them.
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 Han Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China
Han Dynasty's notable deeds would be the restoration of Confucianism as the creed for ruling the nation.
Han Emperor Gaozu continued the practice of General Xiang Yu by conferring kingships to non-Liu generals and ministers.
For many years until the age of 70, he had petitioned time and again with Han Emperor for permission to return to China proper for retirement, and his request was not approved till he asked his historian sister relay a message to the emperor for mercy.
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 Vietnamese - Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China -- Research Into Origins Of Huns, Uygurs, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Han Emperor Wudi, in 105 BC, established, along Bonan-dao Path, four counties of Yunnan-xian (Xiangyun), Xianlong-xian (Weishan), Yeyu-xian (Dali), and Bisu-xian (Yunlong), and two more counties of Buwei-xian and Suitang-xian to the south of Bonan Mountain.
Li Shi's Cheng Han Dynasty was commented to have perished as a result of external attacks and internal attacks, with the internal being from the 'Lao-ren' barbarians.
At the beginning of Later Han imperial authority was confirmed by the campaigns of Ma Yuan against the rebellion led by the Zheng (or Trung) sisters in the region of the Red River between 40 and 43 AD.
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 Chinese History - Han Dynasty æ¼¢ literature, thought, and philosophy (www.chinaknowledge.de)
During the time of Emperor Wudi 漢武帝, the Confucian scholar Dong Zhongshu 董仲舒 admonished the ruler to establish an academy (taixue 太學) which should produce scholars (boshi 博士) to educate the crown prince (recommended by Jia Yi 賈宜 in his book Xinshu 旰書 "New Essays") and to produce an elite for governmental offices.
The orthodox Confucianism of the Han Dynasty was not identical to the man-centered philosophy of Confucius who stressed good behaviour of the ruler according to the old customs.
Ban Biao 班彪 and his son Ban Gu 班固 wrote the History of the Former Han Dynasty (Hanshu 漢書) in the biographical-thematic style of the universal history Shiji 史記 (ending during the reign of Emperor Han Wudi), a style that was prevalent for official histories (zhengshi 正史) during the whole history of the Chinese empire.
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 Portraits of Emperors
Kangxi was the 4-th emperor of the Qing Dynasty.
The portrait shows the young emperor Kangxi, sitting at his writing table and holding a thick writing brush.
On the marble top of the table there are paper, ink, brush and inkstone, the "Four Treasures of the Study"; they are the tools of the painter and calligrapher.
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 Great Wall of China, Beijing Tour Packages, Great Wall Hiking, China Travel Service
The Great Wall of China, one of the greatest wonders of the world, was enlisted in the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987.
However, it is still one of the most appealing attractions all around the world owing to its architectural grandeur and historical significance.
Emperor Qin Shihuang succeeded in his effort to have the walls joined together to fend off the invasions from the Huns in the north after the unification of China.
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 Emperor Guangwu of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Realizing that neither Wei nor Gongsun would voluntarily submit, Emperor Guangwu started a campaign against Wei in summer 30 -- assisted by Wei's friend Ma Yuan (馬援), who had served as Wei's liaison officer to Emperor Guangwu and had tried in vain to persuade him not to take the course of independence.
He commissioned his generals Wu Han, Cen Peng (岑彭), Lai She (來歙), and Gai Yan (蓋延) to go on a two-pronged attack on Chengjia -- Wu and Cen leading an army and a navy up the Yangtze river from modern Hubei, while Lai and Gai led an army south from modern Shaanxi.
Instead of fighting the Eastern Han expedition on the battlefield, Gongsun tried to repel them by assassinating their generals -- and he was initially successful, assassinating Cen and Lai and temporarily causing the Eastern Han forces to halt.
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 Music in the Han Dynasty | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This office remained in operation until 1914, and during the Han dynasty employed as many as 829 people in three orchestras.
Two musical instruments that appear in Han China and are still used today are the pipa, a type of lute from Central Asia, and the sheng, a kind of mouth organ.
In addition to the drums, chimes, and bells used in China since Neolithic times, horns, transverse flutes, and reed instruments were also added to court, ritual, and military ensembles.
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 The Homosexual Tradition in China
The names of the emperors, with their acknowledge favorites were recorded in the official histories of the period by Sima Qian and Ban Gu.
Emperor Wu r.140-87BCE and Han Yan, and Han Yue, and Li Yannian
The commission of this detestable and unnatural act is attended with so little sense of shame, or feelings of delicacy that many of the first officers of the state seemed to make no hesitation in publicly avowing it.
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 Indian, Chinese, & Japanese Emperors
India and China are the sources of the greatest civilizations in Eastern and Southern Asia.
The only comparable development in China was the application of Marxism by the Communist government that came to power in 1949.
The Later Han is often called the "Eastern" Han because the capital was moved down the Huang He valley, back to where the capital of the Chou had been.
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 CHINA AND INNER ASIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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