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  Han Dynasty
The western-eastern Han convention is used nowadays to avoid confusion with the Later Han Dynasty[?] of the Period of the Five Dynasties and the Ten Kingdoms though the earlier nomenclature was used in traditional historical texts like Si-ma Guang's Zi Zhi Tung Jian[?].
The beginning of the Han Dynasty can be dated either from 206 BC when the Qin dynasty crumbled or 202 BC when Liu Bang killed Xiang Yu, the leader of a competing rebellion that sought to re-instate the Zhou dynasty aristocracies.
Emperor Wu decided that Taoism is no longer suitable for China, and officially declared China to be a Confucian state; however, alike the emperors before him, he combined Legalist methods with the Confucian ideal.
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 Chinese History - Han Dynasty æ¼¢ event history (www.chinaknowledge.de)
The army reform of Emperor Wudi lead to the stationing of garrisons throughout the empire, in the capitals of the commanderies (jun 郡), from 111 on the standing army was organized in eight commanderies (xiaowei 校尉).
Emperor Wudi had the obsession to be cursed by witchcraft and to be the victim of political plots of the feudal princes and their consultants ("clients" binke 賓客, "wandering knights" youxia 遊俠).
A state as large as Han China after the expansion to the west, south and northeast (see next chapter) lacked junior staff for the many civil offices in the capital and throughout the empire.
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 Emperor Gengshi of Han at AllExperts
Emperor Gengshi was fearful of Liu Yan's capabilities and keenly aware that many of Liu Yan's followers were angry that he was not made emperor.
In response, Emperor Gengshi sent various generals out to try to calm the local governors and populace; these included Liu Xiu, who was sent to pacify the region north of the Yellow River.
Emperor Gengshi put Liu Xiu in charge of the region north of the Yellow Rivera and created him the Prince of Xiao, but Liu Xiu, still aware that he was not truly trusted and secretly angry about his brother's death, secretly planned to peel away from Emperor Gengshi's rule.
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 Emperor Guangwu of Han Summary
Emperor Guangwu (January 15, 5 BC - March 29, 57), born Liu Xiu, was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty, restorer of the dynasty in AD 25 and thus founder of the Later Han or Eastern Han (the restored Han Dynasty).
Emperor Gengshi's regime was only able to obtain nominal submission from many regions of the empire, and one of the trouble region was the region north of the Yellow River.
Although Emperor Guangwu had already created many of his generals and officials marquesses, in 37, after the conquest of the empire was largely complete, he readjusted their marches in accordance with their accomplishments.
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 Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
During the Han Dynasty China officially became Confucian state and prospered domestically: agriculture handicrafts commerce flourished and the population reached 50 Meanwhile the empire extended its political and influence over Vietnam Central Asia Mongolia and Korea before it finally collapsed under a of domestic and external pressures.
Emperor Wu decided that Taoism was no suitable for China and officially declared China be a Confucian state; however like the emperors before he combined Legalist methods with the Confucian ideal.
Emperor Wu also dispatched Zhang Qian twice as his envoy to the Regions and in the process pioneered the known as the Silk Road from Chang'an (today's Xi'an Shaanxi Province) through Xinjiang and Central Asia and on to east coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
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 Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The western-eastern Han convention is used nowadays to avoid confusion with the Later Han Dynasty of the Period of the Five Dynasties and the Ten Kingdoms although the former-later nomenclature was used in history texts including Sima Guang's Zizhi Tongjian.
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 Confucian ideal.
Emperor Wu also dispatched Zhang Qian twice as his envoy to the Western Regions, and in the process pioneered the route known as the Silk Road from Chang'an (today's Xi'an, Shaanxi Province), through Xinjiang and Central Asia, and on to the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
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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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 Government and Empire Builders of the Han Dynasty
The government of the Han dynasty was retained from the earlier Ch'in administration.
Emperor Wudi (140-87 B.C.) led a period of change and expansion during the Han dynasty.
The fall of the Han dynasty resulted from the weak administrative officers during the Later (or Eastern) Han dynasty.
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 A SIMPLIFIED HISTORY OF CHINA
The Han discovered that silk, which was a medium of exchange in China, was in great demand in the West.
The wheelbarrow was a technological innovation of the Han period.
The Manchus prohibited Han Chinese from migrating to the Manchu homeland and forbid intermarriage.
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 Wang Mang Summary
Wang Mang (45 BC-AD 23) was a Chinese statesman and emperor.
Emperor Ai's grandmother, Princess Dowager Fu of Dingtao (concubine of Grand Empress Dowager Wang's husband Emperor Yuan) was a domineering woman who dominated her grandson.
The Han forces were at this point in two groups -- one led by Wang Feng, Wang Chang (王常), and Liu Xiu, which, in response to the arrival of the Xin forces, withdrew to the small town of Kunyang (昆陽, in modern Pingdingshan, Henan) and one led by Liu Yan, which was still sieging Wancheng.
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 Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Han Period produced China's most famous historian, Sima Qian (145 -87 BC?), whose Records of the Grand Historian provides a detailed chronicle from the time of legendary Xia emperor to that of the Emperor Wu (141- 87 BC).
During this "pseudo-Taoism era", a stable centralized government over China was established through revival of the agriculture sectors and fragmentations of "feudal states" after the suppression of the Rebellion of the seven states.
China also sent missions to Parthia, which were followed up by reciprocal missions from Parthian envoys around 100 BC: :"When the Han envoy first visited the kingdom of Anxi (Parthia), the king of Anxi dispatched a party of 20,000 horsemen to meet them on the Eastern border of the kingdom...
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 Exploring Chinese History :: Database Catalog :: Biographical Database :: Imperial China- (?- 1644)
Han Xin (韓信) described Xiang Yu as "having the kindness of women," meaning that, in his opinion, Xiang's "kindness" was petty and did not benefit either his regime or his people.
After assembling forces and proclaiming himself emperor in the face of competitors, he was able to defeat his rivals, destroy the peasant army of the Chimei (Red Eyebrows, 赤眉), known for their disorganization and marauding, and finally reunify the whole of China in CE 36.
The emperor devoted great personal care to the whole project, and in his instruction to the ministers told them that the code of laws should be comprehensive and intelligible, so as not to leave any loophole for lower officials to misinterpret the law through twisting its language.
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 WANG MANG - China History Forum, chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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Han wudi was never referred that way while he was alive and nor did any other emperor in Chinese history starting from the Han........
Similarly, all the other "Han" emperors who competed with Liu Xiu, like Liu Penzi and Liu Yong, were not recognised by the Eastern Han as being of the Han, even if they were members of the imperial clan.
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 Song Dynasty Military - History Forum
The combined length of the Qin and Han walls at China's northern frontier, that is against the nomads, is estimated at 10,000 kilometers (x1).
Emperor Guangwu's Reign (25-57 AD) - Emperor Guangwu succeeds the unpopular Emperor Gengshi, yet his early years are marked with strife, as he fights the Chimei Rebels for years until 36 AD, when all of traditional Han territories are brought back under one banner of authority to the Eastern Han Empire.
It is during this time that China is being aligned into what is to become three Kingdoms, headed by Sun Quan of Wu Kingdom in the south, Cao Cao of Wei Kingdom in the north, and Liu Bei of Shu Kingdom in the west.
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 History Forum > Song Dynasty Military
Oct 14 2006, 01:44 PM The combined length of the Qin and Han walls at China's northern frontier, that is against the nomads, is estimated at 10,000 kilometers (x1).
Oct 14 2006, 02:59 PM The combined length of the Qin and Han walls at China's northern frontier, that is against the nomads, is estimated at 10,000 kilometers (x1).
Ming: Against the Han and various rebels of the Yuan, campaigns against Vietnam(in which gunpowder weapons were used on a wide scale), small scale battles between Portugal, and campaigns against Japan in the Imjin War as well as "Japanese" Wokou pirates.
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 ArtWorld CHINA - Heaven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Discoveries in the tombs of the Marquis of Dai, his wife and son, who died and were buried around 168 BCE at Mawangdui, near modern Changsha, show that spiritual maps were buried with the deceased to help their souls on their way to join the Queen in her paradise.
The First Emperor went on a tour of his empire in 219 BCE and visited the Five Sacred Mountains, where the gods were believed to reside.
Later emperors might not have gone far beyond the capital to sacrifice, but over the course of a year they were expected to carry out rites at several altars there as well as the temple honouring the spirits of their own ancestors.
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 China History Forum, chinese history forum > WANG MANG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Aug 4 2004, 12:23 PM Chang An was so devastated by the wars that the Chi Mei (red eyebrows) army that occupied Chang An and killed the Gengshi Emperor had to surrender to the Lulin faction under the leadership of Liu Xiu because of the lack of food.
Aug 5 2004, 12:02 AM GoH, all the the Han xxx Di titles ur referring to were installed AFTER their death...
Aug 5 2004, 02:29 AM GoH, Gengshidi was not honoured with the title "Han Gengshidi" because the Eastern Han considered him a pretender, and not a real emperor.
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 China Travel Service - China Travel Guide
On December 8, 1986, it was appointed one of the Historical and Cultural Cities of China by the State Council.
With 7 districts, 11 counties and 3 county-level municipalities under its jurisdiction at present, Chongqing is the industrial and commercial centre and foreign trade port in the upper reaches of the Changjing River.
Originally called Yuzhou and then Gongzhou, it was given the name Chongqing ("Double Celebration") by the emperor Zhao Dun of the Southern Song dynasty in 1190, to record his double happiness at having been the prince of the city and then emperor of China.
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 Feng Shui in China
The rulers have resented astrologers as they could even predict the death of an emperor and suggest an opponent of the Emperor as his successor, as they sometimes, did.
Feng Shui was exclusive for the Emperor and his dynasty, used to retain their power and wealth.
The repression and tyranny of Mao and his wife Chiang Ch’ing ended in 1991 when the rule of the `gang of four` ended with Mao’s death, the suicide of his wife and the imprisonment of his close aides.
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 Zhou Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China -- Research Into Origins Of Huns, Uygurs, ...
Emperors of later dynasties frequently played with the game of upgrade and downgrade of the feudal titles between king and duke.
For Han Dynasty founder Liu Bang, there was the legend that his mother had dreamt about some dragon flying into the house when she gave birth to his son.
The Wa Japanese, who came to Han China in the first century, claimed to be descendants of Tai Bo, the uncle of Zhou King Wenwang (posthumously); Wa Japanese called themselves by the ancient title of 'Da Fu'.
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 info: Emperor_Ruzi_of_Han_China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Emperor Ruzi of Han ChinaEmperor Ruzi of Han China.
Emperor Ping of Han ChinaPreceded by : Emperor Ai of Han China: Western Han Dynasty: Succeeded by : Emperor Ruzi of Han China: Fact-index.com financially supports the Wikimedia Foundation.
Timeline of Chinese history 6: Emperor Ruzi of Han China: 9: Xin Dynasty: Wang Mang: 23: Han Dynasty (Eastern Han) Emperor Gengshi of Han China: 25: 88: Emperor He of Han China: 105: Cai Lun invents paper
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 Chinese History - Han Dynasty æ¼¢ emperors and rulers (www.chinaknowledge.de)
Replaced by Liu Fa 劉發 (Changsha Dingwang 長沙定王), son of Emperor Han Jingdi.
Han Wudi 漢武帝, Xiaowu Huangdi 孝武皇帝 {Shizong 丗宗} 141-87 BC Jianyuan 建元 140-135
Han Hedi 漢和帝, Xiaohe Huangdi 孝和皇帝 {Muzong 穆宗} 88-105
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 Three Kingdoms Ancient Chinese Coins (Xin Dynasty Normal Coins)
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 23 - meaning of word
*Emperor Gengshi of Han China, a descendant of the Han Dynasty royal family and leader of insurgents against the Xin Dynasty, proclaims himself emperor against Wang Mang.
*Gaius Asinius Pollio, Gaius Antistius Vetus become consuls ==Births== *Pliny the Elder, Roman scientist and writer *Jintai, First Jintaktu tribe leader ==Deaths== *Drusus Julius Caesar, son of the Emperor Tiberius, poisoned *October 6 - Wang Mang, "usurper" of the throne of the Han Dynasty and Emperor of the Xin Dynasty 23 bs:23
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