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  Zhou Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Chinese Marxist historiography, the Zhou dynasty marks the beginning of the feudal phase of Chinese history, a period which is said to extend to the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911.
In 771 BC, after King You had replaced his queen with a concubine, the capital was then sacked by the joint force of the queen's father, who was the powerful Marquess of Shen, and the barbarians.
The queen's son Ji Yijiu was proclaimed the new king by the nobles from the states of Zheng,, Qin and the Marquess of Shen.
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 India Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the Chinese historical tradition, the rulers of the Zhou displaced the Yin and legitimized their rule by invoking the Mandate of Heaven, the notion that the ruler (the "son of heaven") governed by divine right but that his dethronement would prove that he had lost the mandate.
In 771 BC, after King You had replaced his queen with a concubine Baosi, the capital was then sacked by the joint force of the queen's father, who was the powerful Marquess of Shen, and the barbarians.
The queen's son Ji Yijiu was proclaimed the new king by the nobles from the states of Zheng, Lu, Qin and the Marquess of Shen.
www.indiaencyclopedia.com /index.php?title=Zhou_Dynasty   (916 words)

  
 Shang Dynasty - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In addition to his secular position, the king was the head of the ancestor- and spirit-worship cult.
The Zhou King Cheng 周成王 through the Regent, his uncle the Duke of Zhou Dan 周公旦, enfeoffed the Shang King Zhou's brother the Viscount of Wei, WeiZi 微子 in the old Shang capital at Shang 商 with the territory becoming the state of Song 宋.
or 紂 (Zhòu) or Zhou Xin (紂辛 Zhòu Xīn) or Zhou Wang (紂王Zhòu Wáng).
open-encyclopedia.com /Shang_dynasty   (834 words)

  
 Chinese History - Zhou Dynasty event history (www.chinaknowledge.org)
It was only after the defeat of his own family that the Zhou king could establish a reign that expanded rapidly beyond the old political borders of the Shang states.
Although the Confucianists see the Western Zhou period as a time of glory, humanity and perfect government, it was a hard time for the Zhou rulers to survive the attacks of the southern and western tribes.
The Zhou kings had to rely on the help of their neighbour states not even to protect themselves from raids by other powers but also to solve intern power struggles.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Zhou/zhou-event.html   (2003 words)

  
 phorum - Chinese Culture Forum at Asiawind - The Chronological Tables of Chinese History (6)
As Zhou King Cheng was too young to rule, the Zhou Court appointed Jidan (®V¥¹), a younger brother of Zhou King Wu, as the Regent.
Three of Zhou King Cheng's uncles, Ji Xian (®VÂA), Ji Du (®V«×) and Ji Chu (®V³B) who were the rulers of the three States of Guan (ºÞ°ê), Cai (½²°ê) and Huo (ÀN°ê) respectively, joined by Zi Wugeng (¤lªZ©°), who was the son of the King of the preceding Shang Dynasty, rebelled against the Regent.
Zhou King Cheng not only rewarded the hereditary title of Hou («J) or Marquis to his uncle Kangshu who had helped him in crushing the rebellion, but also delegated Kangshu the authority to rule the State of Wei.
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 Encyclopedia: Shang Dynasty
The Zhou Dynasty (周朝; Wade-Giles: Chou Dynasty) (late 10th century BC or 9th century BC to 256 BC) followed the Shang (Yin) Dynasty and preceded the Qin Dynasty in China.
This bronze ritual wine vessel, dating from the Shang Dynasty in the 13th century BC, is housed at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution.
The king or wang (王 wang2) was the Chinese head of state from the Zhou to Qin dynasties.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Shang-Dynasty   (2577 words)

  
 china10K.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
King Wu enfeoffed Wu Geng (son of King Zhou of the Shang) at Yin, the original Shang capital, so as to control the Shang people.
When King Wu returned to his capital Haojing after his defeat of King Zhou, he was concerned about the great distance between his capital and the newly conquered territories.
King You, the son and successor of King Xuan, passionately indulged in Bao Si, one of his imperial concubines, intended to kill Yijiu, the Heir-Prince, and appoint Zi Bo, Bao Si's son, successor to the throne.
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 Zhou Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China -- Research Into Origins Of Huns, Uygurs, ...
King Xiangwang conferred onto Jinn Lord the title of Count and the land of Yangfan or 'he nei' (pronounced as He-rui in ancient Chinese to mean the winding section of the Yellow River).
One of the sons of King Shaokang of Xia Dynasty was permanently assigned to the Kuaiji land to guard the tomb, and the later Yue Principality was said to have descended from this lineage.
Zhou King Pingwang moved eastward to Luoyi in 770 BC under the escort of Qin lord, and promised to Qin the land of Feng and Qishan should Qin defeat Quanrong and recover the territories.
www.uglychinese.org /zhou.htm   (14607 words)

  
 Chinese History - Zhou Dynasty (www.chinaknowledge.org)
The Zhou Dynasty is probably the dynasty that reigned for the longest period not only of all Chinese dynasties, but of the whole world.
The once venerated kings of Zhou, people like King Cheng 成王 and Kang 康王, lost their central position as the Heaven-approved sacrosanct ruler and were challenged by feudal lords that overtook the leadership of the Chinese world.
The Zhou kings had to flee from their western capital to the east, forced by "barbarian" tribes that invaded the Zhou territory.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Zhou/zhou.html   (535 words)

  
 Ethics of Shang, Zhou and the Classics by Sanderson Beck
The king bragged of how the slandering of him had stopped because the people had become even afraid to talk; but the Duke of Shao pointed out that he had merely dammed it up, which could be as dangerous as preventing the flow of water.
In 771 BC King Yu was killed by invading barbarians, and the resulting split between two courts led to the acceptance of the eastern capital as primary, marking the beginning of the Eastern Zhou period.
The Zhou patriarch Wen Wang opposed the use of alcohol except in the ceremonies, as the fall of the Shang dynasty was attributed to excessive drinking.
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 Chinese history:The Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-770 BC)
The treasures and luxuries found in Zhou Xin's palace were used in rewarding the officers and soldiers of the Zhou army and also distributed among the people.
The enemies circulated rumors that the Duke of Zhou was not loyal to the Emperor.
King You (781-770 BC) was a bad and unprincipled man. He made the famous beauty Baosi his consort, and to whom he became completely enslaved.
www.chinavoc.com /history/xizhou.htm   (628 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the Chinese historical tradition, the rulers of the Zhou displaced the Yin and legitimized their rule by invoking the Mandate of Heaven.
The Zhou dynasty was founded by the Ji family and had its capital at Hao, near the city of Xi'an, or Chang'an, as it was known in its heyday in the imperial period.
In Chinese Marxist historiography, the Zhou dynasty marks the began of the feudal phase of Chinese history, a period which is said to extend to the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911.
www.alanaditescili.net /index.php?title=Zhou_Dynasty_(1122_BC_-_256_BC)   (745 words)

  
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For instance, we can read from the classical works many stories how kindness was repaid by ghosts and King Xuan of the Zhou Dynasty was shot to death with arrow and bow by ghosts out of their revenge after he had wronged and had his minister L}u Bo executed.
For instance, it is stated in the book of the Narratives of the States that Gou Jian, prince of the State of Yue, despised the Son of Heaven (the sovereign of the Zhou Dynasty) and delared that he himself had received the mandate of Heaven to rule over the State of Wu.
During the Zhou Dynasty, the Lord-on-High or the supreme god was generally known as "Heaven," "august Heaven" or "God.
www.damo-qigong.net /taoism/origin/origin1.htm   (3594 words)

  
 Shang Dynasty - China History - China
In addition to his secular position, the king was the head of the ancestor worshipancestor- and spirit-worship cult.
Shang Zhou, the last Yin king, committed suicide after his army was defeated by the Zhou DynastyZhou people.
Xīn or 紂 (Zh?u) or Zhou Xin (紂辛 Zh?u Xīn) or Zhou Wang (紂王Zh?u W?ng).
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Shang_Dynasty   (1269 words)

  
 Dong Zhou Dynasty (770-221 B.C.)
Gou Jian of Yue kingdom surrounded the Wu kingdom (475 B.C.), and Wu was eliminated, leading to the suicide of Wu’s king, Fu Cha.
year of Zhou Wei Li Wang’s reign, with the splitting of Jin by Wei, Zhao and Han to the conquer of the six kingdoms by Qin was known as Zhan Guo.
Zhuang Xiang Wang became the king of the Qin (249 B.C.).
www.yutopian.com /history/dongzhou.html   (1010 words)

  
 King Cheng of Zhou - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
King Cheng of Zhou - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Cheng 成 (pinyin chéng), literary meaning: "established" or "successful"
The article about King Cheng of Zhou contains information related to King Cheng of Zhou and Personal information.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/King_Cheng_of_Zhou   (85 words)

  
 1110s BC : 1115 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1116 BC - Death of Zhou wu wang[?], King of the Zhou Dynasty (1122 BC - 256 BC) of China.
Hereupon the King bade gifts and his bidding was obeyed they went their ways.
Then the Sultan matter of the three maidens and their mother, I would have thee let us go to them in disguise and hear their history, for indeed that we served them that sleight by marking their door and they quarter that we might lose the track and touch of them.
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 Xi Zhou Dynasty (1134-256 B.C.)
Due to Shang Zhou's cruelty, Wu Wang rebelled against him and established the Zhou Dynasty with the help of Jiang Ziya.
Shang Zhou lost the war in Muya and burnt himself to death.
Zhou Wu Wang named his father Zhou Wen Wang.
www.yutopian.com /history/xizhou.html   (478 words)

  
 King Wu of Zhou
King Wu of Zhou (ch 周武王; Pinyin: zhōu wŭ wáng) or King Wu of Chou was the first sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty.
Various sources quoted that he passed away at the age of 93, 54 or 43.
became king in 1135 BC, established the dynasty in 1122 BC, ruled until 1115 BC
www.ukpedia.com /k/king-wu-of-zhou.html   (97 words)

  
 phorum - Chinese Culture Forum at Asiawind - Chinese idiomatic story (5)
King of the Zhou Dynasty (©P´Â1134BC to 256BC).
Zhou King Cheng also bestowed upon his brother the hereditary title of Hou («J) or Marsquis.
In 403BC Zhou King Wei Lie (©P¯P¤ý), who reigned from 425BC to 402BC, officially recognized the State of Han.
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 Romance of Three Kingdoms - Luo Guanzhong - Chapter 20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dong Cheng came; and after the ceremonies were finished, the Emperor said, "A few nights ago I was talking with the Empress of the terrible days of the rebellion, and we thought of your good services then, therefore we have called you in to reward you."
The news of the audience for Dong Cheng had been taken to the Prime Minister, who at once went to the Palace and arrived as Dong Cheng was passing out at the Donghua Gate.
Dong Cheng who knew that a secret decree was hidden away somewhere in the garments was afraid Cao Cao would notice a breach somewhere in the material, so he hesitated and did not obey.
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 Genealogy of the Huang Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Because he was disappointed with the debauched King, he resigned from his post and returned to the State of Huang.
The last king of Shang dynasty, Zhou 纣, was a fatuous debauched monarch, who caused the deaths of Huang Feihu's wife, Lady Jia 贾氏 and sister (King Zhou's concubine, Huang Duizhen 黄敦贞 aka Huang Feiluan 黄飞鸾).
He was a general of King Xiao of Zhou (Zhou Xiao Wang 周孝王).
www.geocities.com /bx_huang/Huang_genealogy.html   (4588 words)

  
 WSWG 17 | Maria Khayutina: Where Was the Western Zhou Capital?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The city of Hao, which already existed before the arrival of Zhou, probably served as a military base for King Wu of Zhou when he was preparing to attack the Shang.
After the conquest, the Zhou kings did not use Hao as a capital until the very end of Western Zhou.
The old city of Qi, from the reign of King Cheng, was usually referred to as Zongzhou, or simply Zhou.
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 Zhou Dynasty - China History - China
The Zhou Dynasty (周朝; Wade-Giles: Chou Dynasty) (late 10th century BC to late 9th century - 256 BC) followed the Shang Dynasty and preceded the Qin Dynasty in China.
In 771 BC, after King You had replaced his queen with a concubine Baosi, he was then sacked by the joint force of the queen's father, who was the powerful Marquess of Shen, and the barbarians.
Towards the end of Zhou Dynasty, the nobles did not bother to obey the Ji family, even symbolically and declared themselves to be kings.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Zhou_Dynasty   (814 words)

  
 Western Zhou Dynasty Succession
The rebellion and Fa posthumously declared his father first king of the Zhou dynasty.
When King Wu died, his younger brother Shu Dan, titled Zhou Gong, the Duke of Zhou, ruled as regent until Fa's son, Cheng, was old enough to take the throne.
King You lavished such attention on his new wife, Bao Si, that palace defenses deteriorated and a barbarian tribe entered the capital and assassinated him.
www.trinity.edu /sfield/Zhoudynasty.html   (168 words)

  
 Mozi / Mei translation
Mo-tzu replied: In ancient times, Yao and Shun lived in huts and yet they made codes of propriety and composed music.(6) Tang sent Jie to exile on the ocean and installed himself ruler of the empire.
Having achieved success and without cause for anxiety, he added to the music of the former kings that of his own composition, called "The Salvation" (7) and also instituted the "Jiuzhao." King Wu conquered the Yin dynasty and executed Zhou and installed himself ruler of the empire.
(7) This name was given to the composition to commemorate his enterprise against Jie the wicked king, the success of which freed the people from tyranny.
www.cic.sfu.ca /nacc/articles/legalmohist/mozi_mei/pinyin/momei_7py1.html   (490 words)

  
 Zhou - Han, Ancient Chinese cast coins - Calgary Coin Gallery
ZHOU DYNASTY, 1122 to 255 BC "Zhou Dynasty", the usual name for this period, is a poor choice.
When the Zhou conquered the Shang in about 1122 BC, they were very powerful, but by 6th and 7th centuries BC, Zhou was a figurehead royal seat with no power and little significance with respect to coinage.
We hope to one day organize the coins into their appropriate dynasties and minting authorities, but for the moment this is not possible and we must continue using the heading of "Zhou", providing only a general outline of the coinage until more information becomes available.
www.calgarycoin.com /cast1.htm   (1415 words)

  
 King Kang of Zhou - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
King Kang of Zhou - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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The article about King Kang of Zhou contains information related to King Kang of Zhou and Personal information.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/King_Kang_of_Zhou   (84 words)

  
 History of Ethics Chronological Index
1025 Shang Dynasty overthrown by Zhou king Wu in China.
1020 Duke of Zhou regent for Zhou king Cheng.
510 Spartan king Cleomenes expelled Hippias from Athens.
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 The Empress' New Clothes: A Daoist Ordination Scroll and Female Authority in the Ming period   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Upon declaring herself emperor in 692, Wu Zetian further identified herself with the spiritual power of a Buddhist deity when she circulated a sutra predicting the imminent reincarnation of the Buddhist Maitreya as a female monarch.
As the embodiment of loyalty to the state (King Cheng of the Zhou), and the ideal of smooth succession, a temple was established to him near the Jin River in Shaanxi as early as the Tang.
A shrine to the Lord of Jin's mother, known in her deified form as Shengmu or Sage Mother, was also established, and she was revered as the source of the protector of the state.
www.foxthompson.net /ldt/aaszhang   (4052 words)

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