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  Kingdom of Wu
TheKingdom of Wu (222-280) was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220).
During the decline of the Han Dynasty, the State of Wu, a region in the South of the Yangtze River surrounding Suzhou, was under the control of the warlord Sun Quan.
With a lifespan of 58 years, it was the longest-lived of the three kingdoms.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_aboutchina/2003-09/24/content_22754.htm   (154 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Eastern Wu (Chinese: 東吳; pinyin: Dōng Wú), also known as Sun Wu (Traditional Chinese: 孫吳; pinyin: Sūn Wú) and in English as the Kingdom of Wu, refers to a historical independent state in the Jiangnan (Yangtze Delta) region of China.
From 222 to 280, Eastern Wu was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty.
During the decline of the Han dynasty, the region of Wu - a region in the south of the Yangtze River surrounding Nanjing - was under the control of the warlord Sun Quan.
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 Kingdom of Wu - Definition, explanation
The Kingdom of Wu (Chinese: 吳, pinyin: wú) refers to a historical nation and several states in a region of China.
From AD 222 - 280, the Wu Kingdom was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty.
During the decline of the Han dynasty, the State of Wu - a region in the south of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), surrounding Nanjing - was under the control of the warlord Sun Quan.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/k/ki/kingdom_of_wu.php   (901 words)

  
 Three Kingdoms Novel and History - Introduction to the Kingdom of Wu
In the year AD 229, Sun Quan declares himself the Emperor of Wu and a series of wars against the southern tribes and internal enemies begins for Wu.
Sun Hao, the last Emperor of Wu, makes a last ditch effort to repel Wei, but is unsuccessful.
In the year AD 280, Wu falls to Wei’s commander Sima Yan, who then establishes the Jin dynasty and unified China.
www.kongming.net /novel/writings/wu   (704 words)

  
  Kingdom of Wu - China-related Topics KI-KL - China-Related Topics
The Kingdom of Wu (Chinese languageChinese: 吳, pinyin: w?) refers to a historical nation and several states in a region of China.
During the decline of the Han dynasty, the State of Wu - a region in the south of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), surrounding Nanjing - was under the control of the warlord Sun Quan.
Contacts with the native population and the dispatch of officials to Taiwan by the Wu Kingdom eventually paved the road for the immigration of Chinese settlers into Taiwan.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Kingdom_of_Wu   (554 words)

  
  Wu (state)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Wu was a state during the Spring and Autumn Period in China.
Ironically, Wu was later threatened by an upstart state to its south, the State of Yue; the State of Chu aided Yue's rise to power as a counter to Wu.
While Wu was engaged in a military campaign in the north, Yue launched a surprise attack on Wu in 482 BC and conquered the capital.
www.ufaqs.com /wiki/en/wu/Wu%20%28state%29.htm   (280 words)

  
 Kingdom of Wu
From AD 222 - 280, the Wu Kingdom was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty.
During the decline of the Han dynasty, the State of Wu - a region in the south of Chang Jiang, surrounding Suzhou - was under the control of the warlord Sun Quan.
The Kingdom of Wu was finally conquered by the first Jin emperor, Sima Yan, in 280.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/k/ki/kingdom_of_wu.html   (480 words)

  
 News | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Eastern Wu (Chinese: 東吳, pinyin: dōng wú), also known as Sun Wu (Traditional Chinese: 孫吳, pinyin: sūn wú) and in English as the Kingdom of Wu, refers to a historical independent state in the Jiangnan (Yangtze Delta) region of China.
From 222 to 280, Eastern Wu was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty.
However, after Cao Pi of the Kingdom of Wei and Liu Bei of the Kingdom of Shu each declared themselves to be the Emperor, Sun Quan decided to follow suit in 229, claiming to have founded the Wu Dynasty.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 175   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Liu Bei was the founder of the Shu Kingdom during the Three Kingdoms period of China.
The Kingdom of Wu (Chinese: 吳, pinyin: wú) refers to a nation and several states throughout Chinese history of around the same region in China.
Sun Quan (孫權 pinyin: Sūn Quán) (182-252), son of Sun Jian, was the third ruler of the State of Wu and the founder of Kingdom of Wu, during the Three Kingdoms period, in China.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/175   (962 words)

  
 Wu Kingdom
Eastern Wu (Chinese: 東吳, pinyin: dōng wú), also known as Sun Wu (Traditional Chinese: 孫吳, pinyin: sūn wú) and (misleadingly) in English as the Kingdom of Wu, refers to a historical state in a region of China.
During the decline of the Han dynasty, the region of Wu - a region in the south of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), surrounding Nanjing - was under the control of the warlord Sun Quan.
However, after Cao Pi of the Kingdom of Wei and Liu Bei of the Kingdom of Shu each declared themselves to be the Emperor, Sun Quan decided to follow suit in 222, claiming to have founded the Wu Dynasty.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/w/wu/wu_kingdom.html   (594 words)

  
 Kingdom_of_Wu
The Kingdom of Wu (Chinese: 吳, pinyin: wú) refers to a historical nation and several states in a region of China.
The original capital of Wu was the city of Suzhou, some 60 kilometers west of present-day Shanghai.
During the decline of the Han dynasty, the State of Wu - a region in the south of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), surrounding Nanjing - was under the control of the warlord Sun Quan.
www.yournursery.com /search.php?title=Kingdom_of_Wu   (484 words)

  
 Ancient History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Wu Ji-Zhe (considered one of the four talented scholar knights during the spring and autumn periods in China) was a humble person.
Wu Ji-Zhe continued refusing the position and was sent as the governor of Yen-Ling City and was known as the Yen Ling Ji Zhi.
Wu Kwang nominated Woo Zi-Shung to be the General and also requested Sun Woo to be the Military Advisor (Sun Woo, born in Santong Province, in Chi Kingdom, in 514BC, after Wu Kwang hold the throne, he appointed Sun Woo as the General and Military Advisor.
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 Wu History | ema_06_package.xml
The Wu people are also different from other Chinese in that they would not usually describe their subethnic identities in terms of their province of origin.
The Wu vernaculars are characterized by complex patterns of tone sandhi in which the tone of one syllable is modified in speaking by that of the syllable that falls next to it.
One exception to the intercomprehensibility of the Wu dialects is the dialect spoken in the port city of Wenzhou, located in the south of Zhejiang.
www.bookrags.com /history/wu-ema-06   (1381 words)

  
 Wu
Wu can be several other less common Chinese family names, 仵,烏,鄔 etc. In Cantonese, 吳 and 仵 are transliterated to Ng; 烏 and 鄔 to Woo.
Wu (吳) was a region in the south of Chang Jiang, surrounding Suzhou, in the Jiangsu province of China.
The most influential Wu state was the Kingdom of Wu during the period of Three Kingdoms.
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/w/wu/wu.shtml   (135 words)

  
 The Three Kingdoms - introducing China's great historical novel
To get down to specifics: "The Three Kingdoms" recreates the period between the disintegration of the Han dynasty in 168 AD and the subsequent re-unification of China under the Jin dynasty in 280 AD.
Kingdom of Wu The Kingdom of Wu lay south of the lower reaches of the Yangzi.
Any northward land attack, however, was undermined by the possibility of having its expeditionary forces cornered in battle with their backs to the river, as well as by the threat of leaving its rear exposed to an attack from a river-based force.
www.imperialtours.net /3kingdoms.htm   (1452 words)

  
 Kingdom of Wu - InformationBlast
Kingdom of Wu The Kingdom of Wu (吳 wu2) (222 - 280) was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty.
The capital of the Kingdom of Wu is in Suzhou, some fifty kilometers from Shanghai today.
Sun Quan succeeded his brother as Wu Wang (the king of Wu) and considered the area under his rule subject to the Han emperor.
www.informationblast.com /Wu_Kingdom.html   (382 words)

  
 Kingdom of Wu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kingdom of Wu Kingdom of Wu The Kingdom of Wu (Chinese: 吳, pinyin: wú) refers to a nation and several states throughout Chinese history of around the same region in China.
:魏略:「倭人自謂太伯之後。」 :晉書:「自謂太伯之後,又言上古使詣中國,皆自稱大夫。」 列傳第六十七 四夷 :資治通鑑:「今日本又云呉太伯之後,蓋呉亡,其支庶入海為倭。」 From AD 222 - 280, the Wu Kingdom was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty.
During the decline of the Han dynasty, the State of Wu - a region in the south of Chang Jiang, surrounding Nanjing - was under the control of the warlord Sun Quan.
www.keywordmage.net /ki/kingdom-of-wu.html   (472 words)

  
 Kingdom of Wu
Kingdom of Wu The Kingdom of Wu (吳 wu2) refers to a nation and several states throughout Chinese history of around the same region in China.
The original capital of Wu is in Suzhou, some 60 kilometers from Shanghai today.
The first Wu Kingdom was united by 太伯 Taibo during the Spring and Autumn Period.
www.faqfolio.com /faqfolio/k/ki/kingdom_of_wu.html   (474 words)

  
 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Wu
State of Wu, a state in the Wu region during the Spring and Autumn Period
Kingdom of Wu, a state in southeastern China during the Three Kingdoms Period
Wu (Ten Kingdoms), one of the kingdoms during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period
fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/Wu   (100 words)

  
 Shanghai Dialect Introduction
For perspective, the total population of Wu speakers slightly surpasses the population of native French, Italian or Korean speakers worldwide (Ethnologue 1987 data); while the number of native Shanghainese speakers is roughly equal to Hungarian or Swedish.
Besides Shanghai, Wu speakers are concentrated in two small and adjacent coastal provinces of Zhejiang and Jiangsu (the municipality of Shanghai is squeezed between the two provinces).
Wu today descends from the languages spoken in Eastern Chu and the Wu and Yue kingdoms, along with northern and Han influences later on.
www.zanhei.com /intro.html   (2355 words)

  
 Wu Family History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chinese surname Wu Wu means : name of a State in ancient China (province of Jiangsu); a Chinese surname.(Ancient time Wu meant big or great in Wu dialect).
Wu: Was named by Emperor Chou Wu-Wang to governor of Hu-Lo City (about 120 sq ft) located at East of An-Yang Mountain.
The Kingdom of Wu was finally being destroyed by the Yue under Kou-Jien's throne.
www.wujiaquan.com /wufam.htm   (909 words)

  
 Eastern Wu information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Eastern Wu (Chinese: 東吳, pinyin: dōng wú), also known as Sun Wu (Traditional Chinese: 孫吳, pinyin: sūn wú) and (misleadingly) in English as the Kingdom of Wu, refers to a historical state in a region of China.
From 222 to 280, Eastern Wu was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty.
During the decline of the Han dynasty, the region of Wu - a region in the south of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), surrounding Nanjing - was under the control of the warlord Sun Quan.
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 The Three Kingdoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The leaders of the kingdoms strove to reunite the empire and were therefore at constant warfare.
These three kingdoms were the Wei, in northern China, the Shu to the west, and the Wu in the east.
The Wei and Shu kingdoms were both centralized, legalist kingdoms, while the Wu kingdom was ruled by a confederation of the most powerful families of the area.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/china/early_imperial_china/threekingdoms.html   (354 words)

  
 Sword of the Yueh Maiden / Index / Novels / Wuxiapedia - The comprehensive wuxia knowledge base
After a long and dangerous journey through several kingdoms unwilling to help, he arrived at the newly founded kingdom of Wu (No, the Chinese characters for the Wu in Wu Tzu-Shi is actually different from the haracter Wu in the Wu kingdom).
Then he built up the kingdom of Wu from a barely civilized kingdom to a modern kingdom with the best trained army in the known world.
The kingdom of Wu proved itself incapable of absorbing the far larger kingdom of Chuh, so Wu Tzu-Shi had to take his army back to Wu.
www.wuxiapedia.com /novels/index/sword_of_the_yueh_maiden   (811 words)

  
 THE STORY OF THE THREE KINGDOMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is a rambling saga of heroism and treachery, of larger-than--life heroes and villains against the backdrop of the dying dynasty.
The Kingdom of Wu :The rich and fertile lower Yangtze region, as far as the sea.
Between Shu and Wu was the middle Yangtze basin, a no--man's land of marshes and lakes.
www.discoveryangtze.com /Yangtzediscovery/the_story_of_the_three_kingdoms.htm   (885 words)

  
 Definition of Zhou Yu
As a general of Kingdom of Wu, he commanded the allied army of Kingdom of Wu and Kingdom of Shu to defeat the invasion from Kingdom of Wei led by Cao Cao in the battle of Red Cliff.
Lu Su, another established diplomat and advisor of Kingdom of Wu, was also an acquaintance of Zhou Yu.
Zhou Yu was the mastermind behind the victorious Shu and Wu in the Battle of Red Cliff, but his role was deliberately overshadowed by Zhuge Liang in the novel, for example, the arrow-stealing ploy employed by Zhuge Liang proir to Red Cliffs is attributed to Zhou Yu in many other texts.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Zhou_Yu   (326 words)

  
 The Legend of Ng Zisui   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
That turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as he and Sheng escaped and headed for the Kingdom of Wu, unrecognized.
Ng Zisui fell on hard time in the Kingdom of Wu and resorted to playing his flute and begging for food to subsist.
Before he died he predicted that one day the Yue Kingdom would be resurrected to invade and conquer the Wu Kingdom.
www.engfamily.org /legend.htm   (1391 words)

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