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In the News (Mon 22 Jul 19)

  
  The Qing East Imperial Tombs
Built in 1681 in the 20th year of the Kang Xi reign, it is nearly as large as Xiaoling Mausoleum and columns of the Long'en Palace are particularly magnificent.
At the beginning of Kang Xi reign, she had a strong hand in state affairs from behind a screen placed at the rear of the throne in her position as empress dowager.
The reason is not merely that Emperor Kang Xi and his father were dear to her heart.
www.china.org.cn /english/features/atam/115430.htm   (3655 words)

  
 Emperor Xian of Han Summary
Emperor Xiàn was the son of Emperor Ling and was the brother of Emperor Liu Bian (who later became known as Prince of Hongnong).
Emperor Ling was enraged and wanted to depose her, but the eunuchs pleaded on her behalf, and she was not deposed.
The former emperor died in 234 and was buried with honors due an emperor, using Han ceremonies, and then-emperor of Wei Cao Rui was one of the mourners.
www.bookrags.com /Emperor_Xian_of_Han   (2808 words)

  
 China & The World Cultual Exchange www.ZWWHJL.com.cn / www.ZWWHJL.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
To display their contributions to economic, political, cultural and religious development of their countries, "Great Emperor Kang Xi?will be exhibited in Versailles in 2003, while "Court Art of the King Louis XIV Period?will be showcased in the Forbidden City in 2004.
The Kang Xi exhibition in France will be composed of five sections: State Affairs, Court Life, Study of Science, Porcelain and Paintings.
Kang Xi was an enlightened emperor who studied both Chinese and Western cultures.
www.zwwhjl.com.cn /news/e4.asp?articleid=404   (672 words)

  
 Emperor Kang Xi presented in History section
Kang Xi (1654-1722) was the second emperor of the Qing Dynasty, the son of Emperor Shun Zhi.
After the victory, Kang Xi turned against the warlike northern Mongol tribes, which were a constant menace on China’s borders.
Kang Xi, however, desptached troops that defeated the Russian armies and gained Southesatern Siberia for China.
www.newsfinder.org /site/more/emperor_kang_xi   (1036 words)

  
 Asia Times Online :: China News, China Business News, Taiwan and Hong Kong News and Business.
In the context of the post-imperial (or post-May Fourth) Chinese discourse, what belongs to tradition is often perceived very negatively both in the Western and Chinese perception and the Chinese emperors are presented as despots of a dark age.
To illustrate Hu Shi's idea on the censorial role, here are the words of the second Qing emperor, Kang Xi: "There is no way the emperor can know every official in the country, so he has to rely on the officials themselves for evaluations, or on censors to impeach the wicked.
A contemporary of Louis XIV and Peter the Great, Kang Xi had to ensure peace and prosperity in an empire whose population was about 150 million.
www.atimes.com /atimes/China/HL09Ad05.html   (1104 words)

  
 Emperor Kang Xi (1662 - 1723)
This was reflected by Emperor Sun Zi's 21 visits to the South Beijing Church to consult the great missionary Johann Adam von Bell during his reign.
His son, Kang Xi who succeeded him was obviously impacted by his father and was a Christian initially.
Kang Xi sent messengers to the Pope explaining that ancestor worship and Confucianism are not religions, but are Chinese customs paying respects to their ancestors.
www.yutopian.com /religion/christian/Kangxi.html   (744 words)

  
 China: Kang Xi Dynasty
The series starts from when Kang Xi was only 8 and his father emperor Shun Zhi left his throne to become a monk because his most beloved concubine passed away.
Kang Xi was the 4th emperor of the Ching Dynasty.
Kang Xi would miss his daughter very much but he would never show that to others.
www.spcnet.tv /china_kangxidynasty.shtml   (929 words)

  
 Tsinghua University
And it is believed to be the inspiration for the well known essay "The View of the Lotus Pond in the Moonlight," written by Zhu Ziqing.
  In its early days, the Jinchun Garden was the center of the earliest imperial garden, Xichun Yuan, during the reign of the emperor Kang Xi.
Later, at the start if the reign of emperor Dao Guang, Xichun Yuan was divided into two parts, and the buildings in Jinchun Garden were renovated and given new names.
www.tsinghua.edu.cn /qhdwzyeng/board3/detail.jsp?seq=1148&boardid=42&bid2=4205   (336 words)

  
 Chinese Dynasties
The first historical emperor of China was Qinshi Huangdi, or the Yellow Emperor of the Qin clan.
Often times, the transition would not be a clean one; an emperor of one Dynasty might retreat to a different part of China and continue on for some years; or, a new Dynasty might begin in a remote part of China and then take over the capitol.
At the end of the Eastern Han Dynasty, Emperor Liu Shan ruled in exile from 224-263 A.D. ***   The Ten Kingdoms were the Wu, Nan Tang (Southern Tang), Wu Yue, Chu, Min, Nan Han (Southern Han), Qian Shu (Former Shu), Hou Shu (Later Shu), Jing Nan (Southern Jing), and Bei Han (Northern Han).
www.itmonline.org /arts/dynasties.htm   (1544 words)

  
 Grand Emperor Kang Xi
He was the most prominent among Chinese emperors who preceded him with his civil talent and military genius.
The TV series the Grand Emperor Kang Xi is divided into four volumes such as "Talking over power", "The perious period", "The prosperous residence of the immortals" and "Trouble arriving at home".
The novel tells the Grant Emperor Kang Xi's great achievements in his whole life: how Ao Bai's clique was defeated, the foiling of Wu San Gui's rebellion, inspecting the Yellow River and dredging the transport of grain by water to the capital.
www.chinesemall.com /granemkanxi.html   (286 words)

  
 Emperor Long Jing Tea - TeaSpring.com
During the Qing Dynasty, Emperor Kang Xi was known to travel from the Forbidden City just to get a taste of the freshest Long Jing.
This emperor grade Long Jing is made using very fine, early pre-Qing Ming (24 Feb 2007) tea leaves.
Emperor Long Jing has a soothing aroma and flavor.
www.teaspring.com /Emperor-Long-Jing.asp   (162 words)

  
 ShoutPost - Chinese Movies ()
At first he bring the baby with him, but there are a lot of demons out there that want to get a piece of Monkey King's master when they learn that Monkey King, his master, and brothers all have babies and will be weak to fight with them.
By hook or by crook, but also through a genuine concern and fierce loyalty towards his new buddy the Emperor, Xiao Bao found himself in the greatest of confidences and a complicated friendship of one of the most eminent monarchs of Chinese history.
Xiao Bao and the Emperor Kang Xi This picture is near the end.
chinesemovies.shoutpost.com   (2270 words)

  
 6. The Qing Empire - All Empires
Kang Xi's rule was consolidated and the empire became stronger and wealthier than before.
Emperor Qian Long was the fourth son of Emperor Yong Zheng, and came to the throne at the age of twenty-four on his father's death in 1735.Qian Long was a very talented child, and his grandfather Emperor Kang Xi doted on him.
We sat down on the cushions at one of the tables on the Emperor's left hand: and at other tables, according to their different ranks, the chief (Manchu) princes and the Mandarins of the court at the same time took their places, all dressed in the proper robes of their respective ranks.
www.allempires.com /article/index.php?q=The_Qing_Empire   (6826 words)

  
 Guangxu Emperor Summary
He was the ninth emperor of the Ch'ing dynasty, the grandson of Emperor Tao-Kuang (reigned 1821-1851) and the son of Prince I-huan.
The Guangxu Emperor (August 14, 1871–November 14, 1908), born Zaitian (載湉), was the tenth emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the ninth Qing emperor to rule over China.
Kang Youwei continued to work for a more progressive Qing Empire while in exile, remaining loyal to Guangxu and hoping to eventually restore him to power.
www.bookrags.com /Guangxu_Emperor   (1766 words)

  
 The History
In 496 AD Emperor Wen Di of the Northern Wei dynasty built the Shaolin monastery for an Indian Buddhist monk by the name of Batuo so he could preach the Lesser Vehicle Buddhism, an early sect of Indian Buddhism advocating self-extrication.
As the emperor had prepared a large feast which included wine, meat, onions, garlic, chives, and mustard, items which were contrary to a Buddhist's monks diet, he felt at a loss when several of the monks decided to not show up for the feast.
Above the front gate hangs a sign in 'Emperor Kang Xi's handwriting: "Shaolin Monastery." In front of the entrance gate is a pair of stone lions.
www.russbo.com /shaolinhistory/shaolin_temple_history.htm   (3509 words)

  
 Chengde -- Mountain Resort
Qing emperors Kang Xi, Qian Long, and Jia Qing often spent several months a year here to escape the summer heat in the capital city of Beijing and the palace zone in the southern part of the resort was therefore designed to resemble the Forbidden City in Beijing.
It consists of two parts: a court in front, where the emperor received high officials, nobles of various minority nationalities, and foreign envoys; and bed chambers in the rear, which were the imperial family's living quarters.
It was built to mark the sixtieth birthday of Emperor Qian Long and was used by him to receive nobles of the various minority nationalities in China.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /en/doc/2003-09/24/content_267163.htm   (446 words)

  
 Chinese Emperor's Seal Sold at a Record Price   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Bidding for the seals, which were said to have been used by Emperor Kang Xi, the fourth emperor of the Qing Dynasty, began at 1.6 million yuan (US$194,000), but soared to a final price of 6 million yuan, hitting a record high for the auction of an imperial seal.
Kang Xi's seals were first auctioned last spring in China at a price of 3.55 million yuan (US$430,000).
A Chinese emperor's seals were regarded as a symbol of their power.
www.yonghegong.com /english/culture/69789.htm   (202 words)

  
 Hiking in China -- China Hiking Adventures Inc. -- Hiking and Cultural Tours of China
This was done due to the fact that the emperors first wife died without bearing a son.
Emperors of the Qing Dynasty spent almost half of each year at the mountain manor where they lived, went hunting, handled court affairs and received envoys from other countries.
The Imperial Palace complex of 24 Ming and Qing dynasty emperors was in imperial times called the Purple Forbidden City from the association of the emperors with the colour of the Pole Star.
www.china-hiking.com /2003Diary.shtml   (9008 words)

  
 About China: China Travel Information
Generally, it was divided into two parts, the northern half, or the Outer Court where emperors executed their supreme power over the nation and the southern half, or the Inner Court where they lived with their royal family.
Until 1924 when the last emperor in China was driven out of the Inner Court, 14 emperors of the Ming dynasty and 10 emperors of the Qing dynasty had reigned here.
Above the throne is a horizontal plaque with the characters of " Upright and Honest." Emperor Kang Xi of the Qing Dynasty set the rule that the successor of the emperor was kept in secret.
www.china-travel-agent.com /city_guides/view.php?city=beijing&id=999163006   (911 words)

  
 Great Wall Hiking Tour -- Operated by China Hiking Adventures Inc. -- Itinerary
Emperors of the Qing Dynasty spent almost half of each year at the mountain manor where they lived, went hunting, handled court affairs and received envoys from other countries.
Emperors of Qing Dynasty lived almost half of each year at the mountain manor where they went hunting, handled court affairs and received envoys from other countries.
Emperors of the Qing Dynasty each spent almost half a year every year at the mountain manor where they lived, handled court affairs and received envoys from other countries.
china-hiking.com /greatwall/itinerary.html   (4140 words)

  
 Summary of The Ching Imperial House Descendancy 1559 AD - 1911 AD, by The China Report
Emperor Pu Yi' and staff would remain in the Palace untill the Year 1926, in the faint hope of one day reviving and restoring the Ching Dynasty to it's former Glory.
After Emperor Yong Zheng died the Chief Eunuch collected the two notes with the name of the successor and it was announced that the 4Th Son, Hung Li would rise to the Throne to become Emperor.
Subsequently confronted by The Emperor on his seemingly anti-social behavior in not participating in the group hunt, Yi Tzu proclaimed he could not possibly shoot and kill the pregnant animals of the spring Forrest.
www.drben.net /ChinaReport/Sources/History/Descendancy_Summary_Qing_Dynasty.html   (7322 words)

  
 Hall of Supreme Harmony, with Bronze Lion
In each pair, the lion in the east is a male with an ornamented sphere--possibly meant to symbolize the world--under his right paw, and the one on the west is a female with a lion cub under her left paw.
There the emperor would receive court officials, dispatch generals to distant battles, and celebrate festivals such as the Chinese New Year, the Winter Solstice, the emperor's birthday, and ascensions to the throne.
During the last emperor's coronation on this throne, the three-year-old child monarch kept crying, "I want to go home." Court officials took this as a dark omen, and indeed, the Qing Dynasty was overthrown within three years.
www.hlla.com /reference/beijingxian.html   (672 words)

  
 The Ching Emperor: Chilam Cheung Television Drama Serial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Kang Xi went to ask the Empress Dowager if he could marry her but got a negative response.
Kang Xitried all ways to get him freed, even getting another prisoner to be executed in place of Hong Di, but Ao Bai found out.
Hong Di told Kang Xi to complete creating the first ever dictionary, as well as to be a good emperor..
chilamnet.com /ching   (1435 words)

  
 The Hall of Mental Cultivation
It was built in the Ming Dynasty, and Emperor Kang Xi of the Qing Dynasty took this hall as his study.
The central hall was the office in which the emperor met foreign diplomats, and summoned his officials for consultation.
Emperor Yongzheng, a great calligraphy lover himself, had a collection of the outstanding works by the three Wang's, hence the name "the Hall of Three Rare Treasures".
www.sinohotelguide.com /aboutbeijing/forbidden-city/mental.html   (411 words)

  
 On Kang Xi and Qian Long's mothers. - China History Forum, chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Also is the origin of Ci Xi, there are theories that she was an adopted child of the Yonhonala general.
Kang Xi was the 3rd son of Shun Zhi by a concubine nee Tong (Tung).
Thus Lungkodo was a cousin and brother-in-law of Kang Xi.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=2171   (1757 words)

  
 Chengde -- Mountain Resort --Tourism
  Qing emperors Kang Xi, Qian Long, and Jia Qing often spent several months a year here to escape the summer heat in the capital city of Beijing and the palace zone in the southern part of the resort was therefore designed to resemble the Forbidden City in Beijing.
It consists of two parts: a court in front, where the emperor received high officials, nobles of various minority nationalities, and foreign envoys; and bed chambers in the rear, which were the imperial family‘s living quarters.
It was built to mark the sixtieth birthday of Emperor Qian Long and was used by him to receive nobles of the various minority nationalities in China.
english.china.com /zh_cn/tourism/hebei/11047387/20060403/13216581.html   (579 words)

  
 any intro to yong zheng - China History Forum, chinese history forum
Yin Zhen the future emperor yong zheng was the fourth son of kang xi emperor.
After the incident, Emperor Kang xi refused to name an heir leaving the position vacant thus cultiminating a serious feud amongst the imperial prince known as the " The imperial feud of the eight princes".
After kang Xi's death Yin Zhen claimed that he is the chosen successor to him and ascend to the dragon throne as Yong Zhengort of his uncle Long e Duo who has taken charge of the security of the Beijing area and the powerful troops of general Nian Geng Yao.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=5411   (1141 words)

  
 Feng Shui Tips- 30 free tips, updated monthly.
Both Shun Zhi and Kang Xi secured excellent burial spots for themselves, with superior landforms surrounding the tomb area, a burial that reaches the critical Dragon Spot (Long Xue) and facing a Rising Mountain (Zhao Shan) ahead.
This explains the empowering of the Empress during the reign of Shun Zhi and Kang Xi and also repeats the pattern found at the Yong Ling tomb in ShenYang.
Emperor Qian Long selected the Dragon Spot himself and then marked it by burying his jade ring in the spot which he regarded as the spot.
www.fengshui-tips.com /article/detail.asp?id=281   (1032 words)

  
 Language Log: Postcard from Peking
As soon as she received this magical Fu 福, Kangxi's grandmother's health improved, whereupon Kang Xi knew that his calligraphy had magical powers.
Kang Xi died, and the stone was forgotten for two generations, until He Kun, the evil prime minister of the Qianlong emperor, heard of the magical powers of the "Fu 福", and managed to steal the stone from the court.
Here's a really ugly gaudy velveteen souvenir scroll of Kang Xi's magical Fu (yes, yes, this is a picture of a souvenir I actually paid money for, but I promise the real Fu, which is just stone, is much more beautiful, but I couldn't find a picture on the web).
itre.cis.upenn.edu /~myl/languagelog/archives/000665.html   (707 words)

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