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  Emperor Wen of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Wen of Han (202 BC–157 BC) was an emperor of the Han Dynasty in China.
Liu Heng was a son of Emperor Gao of Han and Consort Bo, later empress dowager.
Emperor Wen, during the early part of his reign, was often impressed with suggestions tendered by a young official, Jia Yi (賈誼), but opposed by senior officials, he did not promote Jia to particularlly high positions; rather, Jia was put into a rotation as a teacher for various princes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emperor_Wen_of_Han_China   (2346 words)

 MILITARY HISTORY OF CHINA FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
China has the longest period of continuous development of military culture of any civilization in world history.
Emperors who were warlike were usually opposed by their officials and condemned by history (examples include Qin_Shi_Huang, Yongle Emperor), while emperors who decisively moved from war to peace, and from military (武) to civil (文) values (such as Emperor_Gao_of_Han) were correspondingly praised.
Emperor Guangwu, founder of the Eastern Han, ended the military burden by eliminating the annual summer mobilisation of reservists.
www.amysflowershop.com /military_history_of_China   (2342 words)

 Empress Dowager Lü   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
180 BC) was the principal emperor-consort of the Emperor Gao of the Han Empire.
After her husband Emperor Gao was killed in 195 BC by stray arrow in a frontier skirmish, her immense jealousy and power-hunger caused her to murder four of Emperor Gao's other sons and with an utmost inhumanity, another emperor-consort, Concubine Qi to secure the authority of her emperor son, Emperor Hui.
Emperor Hui of Han China and Princess Luyuan
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 China to 1126 CE
The last three Tang emperors (from 873 to 907) were the puppets of eunuchs, and to the Chinese people it seemed that the Tang dynasty had lost the mandate of heaven.
In 960, amid the chaos in China, troops of the commander of the palace guard at the new capital at Kaifeng, surrounded him and demanded that he become emperor.
China had a military but no warrior class, and its military was neglected, with little attention being given to the arts of warfare.
www.fsmitha.com /h3/h06chin.htm   (2617 words)

 Chang'an - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As the capital of the Western Han Dynasty, it was the centre of China's politics, economy and culture, the start of the Silk Road and an international metropolis which was comparable with the city of Rome at that time.
In 195 BC, his son, Emperor Hui of Han begun the construction of the walls of Chang'an and finished them in September of 191 BC.
In 582, emperor of the Sui Dyansty selected a place in the southeast of it to build a new capital which he called Daxing city (renamed as Chang'an in the Tang Dynasty).
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Changan   (461 words)

 All Empires - The Qin Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The date 476 BC is significant as the Zhou emperor was demoted to prince in that year, and it marked the end of the Zhou Dynasty.
China was unified under one centralised authority for the first time in its history.
China on the whole was stronger as it had been put under a strong centralised authority.
www.allempires.com /empires/qin/qin1.htm   (1120 words)

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China used eunuchs as menial servants in the imperial palaces from 1700 B. up to 1924, but eunuch powers became institutionalized to the extent of threatening the general stability of the dynasties.
Later Pak was accused of conspiring with the Korean empress to convince the emperor to abdicate in favor of her son, the crown prince.
mcel.pacificu.edu /aspac/papers/scholars/Jay/jay.htm   (4424 words)

 Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gao Su now led an army to check the advance of his enemy; but he was outgeneraled and, falling into an ambuscade, lost the greater part of his army.
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.
worldclass.net /China/han.htm   (3479 words)

 Traditional Chinese Foreign Relations
In the year 618, when China was once again unified after a time of disastrous turmoil, and the first emperor of the newly established Tang dynasty took the throne, the Chinese faced an imminent threat of foreign invasion from the powerful nomadic Turkish empire.
The emperor, far from being the ruler of one state among many, was considered to be the mediator between heaven and earth.
The emperor, for his part, lent the weight of his authority to the political position and powers of his tributaries, and reinforced them with economic and military assistance if needed.
nacrp.cic.sfu.ca /nacrp/articles/panyihong/panyihongtext.html   (6534 words)

 About China - CSSA, LSU
The Han rulers modified some of the harsher aspects of the previous dynasty; Confucian ideals of government, out of favor during the Qin period, were adopted as the creed of the Han empire, and Confucian scholars gained prominent status as the core of the civil service.
The Han dynasty, after which the members of the ethnic majority in China, the "people of Han," are named, was notable also for its military prowess.
The Han rulers, however, were unable to adjust to what centralization had wrought: a growing population, increasing wealth and resultant financial difficulties and rivalries, and ever-more complex political institutions.
www.lsu.edu /student_organizations/cssa/aboutchina/history/han.html   (395 words)

 Liu Bang (Gaozu or Gaodi) - Western Han Ruler and Emperor Biographies - English
He neglected his responsibilities as emperor and allowed the eunuch Zhao Gao to govern the country on his behalf.
In the Qin Palace, the eunuch Zhao Gao killed the Emperor Hu Hai.
Liu Bang was given the title Prince of Han (Han Wang) and moved into the lands of Ba-Shu (Yizhou).
www.kongming.net /novel/han/liubang.php   (1706 words)

 Jiangxi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 202, under the reign of Emperor Gao of Han Dynasty, Yuzhang Commandry (豫章郡 yu4 zhang1 jun4) was created.
Under the reign of Emperor Wudi of Han Dynasty (漢武帝), Yuzhang Commandry assigned to Yang Zhoubu (楊州部 yang2 zhou1 bu4).
Jiangxi is the birthplace of the Gan language-dialect, one of the Chinese languages.
www.theezine.net /j/jiangxi.html   (536 words)

 Xian, China Destination Guide from asia-hotels.com
Emperor Qin Shihuang, who united the whole of China, made Xian his seat of power.
The Big Goose Pagoda was originally a temple built by Emperor Li Zhi in memory of his mother whilst Small Goose Pagoda's construction paid homage to Emperor Gao Zong.
All of China celebrates Chinese New Year that falls around the end of January and the beginning of February, parades featuring lion dances and firecrackers dot the streets as all services and shops are closed for this major holiday.
www.asiahotels.com /cityguides/china-xian.asp   (2467 words)

 Posthumous name - SmartyBrain Encyclopedia and Dictionary
The practice was revived in the Han Dynasty after the demise of the Qin Empire.
Starting with Emperor Xiaowen of Han China (more commonly "Emperor Wen"), every single Han emperor, except the final one of the Eastern Han, has the character of "filial" (孝 xiao4) at the beginning of his posthumous names.
Although Korean emperors and kings had elaborate posthumous names, they are usually referred to by their temple names today.
smartybrain.com /index.php/Shi_hao   (975 words)

 Ethics of China 7 BC To 1279 by Sanderson Beck
A Han uprising was put down, and in 10 CE Han nobles were demoted to commoners, as a mutiny in Central Asia was crushed.
So much silk was exported by Han China that Rome noticed a drain on their gold and silver to the east, though the Han government tried to prevent the smuggling of iron and weapons.
After the Later Han emperor was assassinated at the end of 950, the popular military leader Guo Wei proclaimed the Great Zhou dynasty (951-60) that unified most of northern China and in 955 melted down precious metals taken from Buddhist shrines to make coins.
www.san.beck.org /AB3-China.html   (20851 words)

 Gaozu_of_Han   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Now considering the whole China was in his hands, Xiang Yu realligned the territories of the rebel kings and created the 18 Kingdoms.
Emperor Gaozu's efforts laid a solid foundation for the over four-hundred-year reign of the Han Dynasty.
Ruyi, Prince Yin of Zhao from consort Qi Emperor Wen from consort Bo Fei, Prince Daohui of Qi from consort Cao
www.usedaudiparts.com /search.php?title=Gaozu_of_Han   (1377 words)

 The Qin Dynasty On-line Source Book
Han Feizi was a prince from the royal family of the Han kingdom.
Han Feizi was considered a leading Legalist scholar and was greatly admired by the First Emperor, who adopted his “seven methods”:
Ying Zheng was very pleased to meet his `idol', but Li Si, a former fellow-disciple of Han Feizi who always felt inferior to him, advised the King of Qin to imprison Han Feizi as he might be a spy.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/7547/biography.html   (642 words)

 Royalty.nu - The History of China - The First Emperor, Shi Huangdi (Shih huang-ti)
The influential eunuch then put a new emperor, Er Shi's nephew Ziying, on the throne, but soon Zhao Gao was assassinated and all members of the Qin family, including Ziying, were killed.
The Cambridge History of China, Volume 1: The Ch'in and Han Empires, 221 B.C.-A.D., edited by Michael Loewe and Denis C. Twitchett.
The Terracotta Army of the First Emperor of China by William Lindesay and Guo Baofu.
www.royalty.nu /Asia/China/ShiHuangdi.html   (1515 words)

Emperors are listed with their personal name (ming), followed by their temple name (miaohao), posthumous name (shi), and the era name (nianhao) roughly coextensive with the particular reign (note that the overlap is not perfect).
On 5 Nov 1924, the Emperor was forced to leave the Forbidden City by a faction of the army of the Republic of China and the above mentioned privileges ended.
Note: The name of the polity is still Republic of China, but it overlaps the preceding polity of that name, has a different flag and government system, and eventually a different capital (Nanjing; Beijing is in fact deprived of the name-part jing, meaning capital, and is renamed Beiping after the demise of the "warlord" regime).
www.worldstatesmen.org /China.html   (4477 words)

 Indian, Chinese, & Japanese Emperors
India and China are the sources of the greatest civilizations in Eastern and Southern Asia.
The convention also makes it possible that Emperors who do not survive beyond their initial calendar year may not even be counted, which is the case, creating some confusion, with a couple of the Mongols.
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.
www.friesian.com /sangoku.htm   (12060 words)

 List of Chinese people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kangxi Emperor of China, Emperor of the Qing Dynasty
Qianlong Emperor of China, Emperor of the Qing Dynasty
See also: List of leaders of the Republic of China, Premier of the Republic of China
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_chinese_people.html   (257 words)

 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.
www.chinapage.com /emperor.html   (250 words)

 Lu Su (Zijing) - Comprehensive Romance of the Three Kingdoms Biography
He was well known and respected in his area, as a filial son he lived with and took care of his aged mother.
His predictions of the segregation of China, the control of Jing, the rise in rank of Sun Quan, the influence of the Yangzi and the quarrelling in the north all came true.
In the class based society of China, merchants were considered the lowest class, since they profit from other people’s work.
www.kongming.net /novel/kma/lusu.php   (1901 words)

Two Edicts from the Emperor On the occasion of Macartney's mission to China, 1793
Ladies of the Court of Emperor Huan of Han
Gao Xingjian Winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Literature
www1.esc.edu /personalfac/bstamble/history.htm   (182 words)

 Travel To China - Shaanxi History Museum
The Shaanxi History Museum is a museum located in Xian, China, housing over 300,000 items (murals, paintings, pottery, coins; bronze, gold, and silver objects).
The Kneeling Archer, a 120cm tall figure unearthed in 1977 from Emperor Qin Shi Huang's tomb
The Empress's Seal, a jade seal from the Western Han Dynasty, excavated near the tomb of Emperor Gao Zu, the first emperor of the Han Dynasty - one of the most important imperial seals ever found in China.
www.goingtochina.com /attractions/Shaanxi_History_Museum.htm   (209 words)

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