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  Emperor Wu of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Wu is considered one of the greatest emperors throughout Chinese history, ranking alongside Emperor Taizong of the Tang dynasty, the Yongle Emperor of the Ming Dynasty, and the Kangxi Emperor of the Qing dynasty.
As a military campaigner, Emperor Wu brought Han China to its greatest expansion, with borders spanning from Kyrgyzstan in the west, Northern Korea in the Northeast, to Northern Vietnam in the south.
Emperor Wu was greatly pleased by this gesture, and he dispatched an expedition force to attack Minyue, over the objection of one of his key advisors, Liu An, a royal relative.
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 NTU Info Centre: Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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 [[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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 China to the Fall of the Han Dynasty
Their explorations, and China's success against the Xiongnu, brought an exchange of envoys between China and states to the west, and it opened for the Chinese the 4000-mile trade route that would become known as the Silk Road.
China's prosperity had risen under Hedi (between the years 88 to 106), and the court of Hedi had become in size and luxury equal to the courts of previous Han emperors.
Emperor Ling died in 188 or 189, at the age of thirty-three, while military governors were clinging to the greater independence that they had acquired during the war against the Yellow Turbans.
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 Lelang Commandery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After Emperor Wu's death, Zhenfan and Lintun were abolished and Xuantu was moved to Liaodong.
In 30 A.D. the rebellion was crushed by Wang Zun (王遵), whom Emperor Guangwu appointed as Governor of Lelang.
At the end of the Eastern Han Dynasty, Gongsun Du, appointed as the Governor of Liaodong in 184, extending his semi-independent domain to the Lelang and Xuantu commanderies.
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 Han Dynasty: Emperor Han Wudi
Emperor Wu of the Han (156 - 87 BC)
Emperor Wu's most important military campaigns were against the Xiongnu, an ancient tribe that lived in North China who posed a powerful threat to the Han Empire.
During the reign of Emperor Wu, Western Han Dynasty was in a period of great prosperity.
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 All Empires - The Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Emperor Wudi was one of the greatest emperors in Chinese history.
China was deep in poverty and most of the Western Han infrastructure was in ruins from the war.
Weak or infant emperor were manipulated by eunuchs and powerful court officials to their own means, and the peasants, burdened heavily with taxation, rose in revolt.
www.allempires.com /empires/han/han1.htm   (1111 words)

 Liu Zhe (Wudi) - Western Han Ruler and Emperor Biographies - English
Emperor Wu’s reign prolonged the prosperity of the Dynasty.
Examinations for China’s 130,000 civil service positions were based on the applicant’s knowledge of Confucianism, knowledge of ancient writings and rules of social grace, rather than technical expertise.
China began breeding a superior breed of horses, and it began growing Alfalfa and grapes.
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 Emperor Han Wudi
Emperor Han Wudi (140-87 B.C.), called Liu Che, was the fifth emperor of the Western Han Dynasty.
Emperor Han Wudi deprived every dependent state of their titles of nobility by means of various pretexts.He established the Imperial College to train qualified officials and talents to strengthen feudal centralization.
Emperor Han Wudi announced that coin-minting was forbidden among the people and the local governments, and only the coins minted by the central government could be in circulation.
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 China History Forum, online chinese history forum > Emperor Han Wudi - who's he?
In order to thoroughly defeat the Xiongnu, Emperor Han Wudi, counter the judgement of XiongNu's members of the upper strata that it was impossible for the Han army to traverse the Mongolia desert to carry out an expedition, despatched 100,000 strong army to attack Xiongn from the eastern and western routes after crossing the desert.
Emperor Han Wudi made use of diplomatic means to develop relations with the states in the Western Region (such as assigning Zhang Qiang to the Western Region on diplomatic mission several times).
The expansion of his han empire raised the prestige of the western han dynasty tremendously, which spread to the eastern coast of the mediterranean Sea in the west, the pacific ocean in the east, Mongolia in the north, the red river in the south.
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 Han Dynasty
The Han rulers inheriting the unified territory of the Qin laid the foundations of a social organization and promoted intellectual inquiries that were to serve as casting molds for all future dynasties to come.
Emperor Huandi one of the last Emperors of Han used the power of his eunuchs to conspire to rid his kingdom of the mighty Liang clan.
During the first Han dynasty, the ruler was always seen as the pivot of cosmic harmony, but disillusionment about the weakness of their rulers and the influence of the power hungry court eunuchs led scholars, officials, wealthy landowners and even vassal state clans to conspire against the Han court.
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 History of Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
After the Han dynasty perished, the Gongsun clan still ruled some of the commandery area and parts of Southern Manchuria, yet soon their territories were conquered by the kingdom of Wei.
Since the establishment of the Sui Dynasty in China, the kingdom continued to suffer from Chinese invasion until conquered by the allied Silla-Tang forces in 668.
In 1392 a Korean general, Yi Seonggye, was sent to China to campaign against the Ming Dynasty, but instead he allied himself with the Chinese, and returned to overthrow the Goryeo king and establish a new dynasty.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/H/History-of-Korea.htm   (2902 words)

 Han Dynasty - China History - China
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.
From 138 BC, 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.
After 200 years, Han rule was interrupted briefly during AD 9-24 by Wang Mang, a reformer and a member of the landholding families.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Han_Dynasty   (2500 words)

 Emperor Wu of Han China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Han Wu-ti;) (156 BC - March 29, 87 BC), personal name Liu Che, was the sixth emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty, ruling from 141 BC to 87 BC.
A military compaigner, Han China reached its greatest expansion under his reign, spanning from Kyrgyzstan in the west, Northern Korea in the Northeast, to Northern Vietnam in the south.
Mother: concubine of Emperor Jing, from the Wang (王) family, who became empress consort in 150 BC, and then empress dowager in 141 BC.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/E/Emperor-Wu-of-Han-China.htm   (237 words)

 history of korea information
After Emperor Han Wudi of China's victory over Wiman Joseon (108 BC), the Chinese established four commanderies: Lelang (樂浪)(Korean: Nangnang), Xuantu (玄菟) (Korean: Hyeonto), Zhenfan(真番) (Korean: Jinbeon), and Lintun (臨屯) (Korean: Imdun).
Under the Jin Dynasty, the Chinese rule still was present, but since it was a weak dynasty, the Xianbei, Tungus or proto-Mongol nomads took advantage of the situation, creating their own Yan kingdom (not the Yan of the Warring States era).
The Chosun court which ruled Korea, was well aware of the colonization of China as well as the Opium Wars there, and still followed a strict policy of isolationism however.
www.global-terror.com /korea/history-of-korea.htm   (2550 words)

 China History Forum, online chinese history forum > Korean History in a nutshell
Technically, the emperors should be referred to by their era names rather than their temple names, but the latter are commonly used.
Han China established four commanderies in the captured areas, of which Lelang or Nangnang was the most important.
Baekje's diplomatic policy for China was changed after Dongjin was destroyed in 418 A.D. and Song Dynasty (a state and dynasty in ancient china) was founded in 420 A.D. Baekje sent envoys frequently to Song and received official rank and asked for all kinds of books and the technological instruction.
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 Sima Qian - Chinese Literature - Chinese Art
Sima Qian司馬遷 (circa 145 BC145andmdash;90 BC) was a Prefect of the Grand Scribes (太史令) of the Han Dynasty and an astrologer.
Emperor Han Wudi thought Sima Qian?s defence for Li Ling was an attack on Wudi's brother-in-law who was fighting against Xiongnu without much success.
For example, he praised the achievement of Emperor Han Gaozu in unifying the country, while criticizing his cunning and dishonesty.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Sima_Qian   (2197 words)

 emperor han wudi of china   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Dictionary Definition of emperor han wudi of china
Han Wu-ti, (157 BC - 87 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
Emperor Jing of Han China (eldest son of)
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 Emperor Wudi of Han
History of China : Hang Dynasty - Emperor Wu of the Han
Emperor came to the throne at the age of sixteen.
Emperor Wu's most important military campaigns were against the Xiongnu, an ancient tribe that lived in North China and posed a powerful threat to the Han Empire.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/history/han/emperor_wu.htm   (333 words)

 Chinese History - Han Dynasty (www.chinaknowledge.org)
It was not only the governmental system with its huge state bureaucracy that took more concrete shape; the second important event was the rise of Confucianism as the main state doctrine, while popular belief in Daoist deities and practices by both aristocracy and the peasants were very widespread.
And for the first time in history, China had contact with the West through the Silk Road.
Wang Mang 王莽 tried to replace the Han Dynasty but his reforms to shape an ideal Confucian government failed, and the Han Dynasty was restored as Eastern Han.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Han/han.html   (213 words)

 Sierra: Emperor - Downloads
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The Campaign of Emperor Jin Wudi (48.5 MB) consists of three missions set just after the Three Kingdoms period.
Emperor Jin Wudi (also known as Sima Yuan) was the only Emperor to (briefly) reunite China under a single leader during the entire 450-year period after the fall of the Han dynasty and the start of the Sui dynasty.
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 han wudi - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2004000022   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Table of contents for Han Wu Di and ancient China / by Miriam Greenblatt.
Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: China Social life and customs 221 B, C, -960 A, D, Juvenile literature, Han Wudi, Emperor of China, 156-87 B, C, Juvenile literature, China Kings and rulers Biography Juvenile literature
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip0413/2004000022.html   (135 words)

 Reproduction Of Emperor Han Wudi's Herb Pillow
A reproduction of the original of Emperor Han Wudi's health-care herb pillow(Han
The original pillow 2000 years ago was ever the tribute for Han Dynasty Emperor
Wudi Liu Che of Han Dynasty had enjoyed the pillow 100 days, as a result he
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L'Empereur Wou des Han dans la légende taoiste, Han Wou-ti Nei-Tchouan...
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