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  Qin Shi Huang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Qin Shi Huang was born in the Chinese month zhēng (正), the first month of the year in the Chinese calendar then in use, and so he received the name Zheng (政), both characters being used interchangeably in ancient China.
Qin Shi Huang continued military expansion during his reign, annexing regions to the south (what is now Guangdong province was penetrated by Chinese armies for the first time) and fighting nomadic tribes to the north and northwest.
We have surpassed Qin Shi Huang a hundredfold.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Qin Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Qin Shi Huang (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chin Shih-huang) (November / December 260 BC –; September 10, 210 BC), personal name Ying Zheng, was king of the Chinese State of Qin from 247 BC to 221 BC (officially still the Zhou Dynasty), and then the first emperor of a unified...
Qin Shi Huang (and#31206;and#22987;and#30343;) (November or December 260 BC - September 10, 210 BC), personal name Zheng, was king of the Chinese State of Qin from 247 BC to 221 BC, and then the first emperor of a unified China from 221 BC to 210 BC, ruling under the...
Qin Shi Huang, founder of the Qin Dynasty.
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 Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor: Xian Tours, Xian Attractions
Emperor Qin Shi Huang (also called Qin Shi Huangdi by westerners or the First Emperor) was the founder of the first unified empire in the history of China.
Yingzheng (the name of Qin Shi Huang) led a tough childhood when his father, son of the King of Qin state, was held hostage in the State of Zhao until Lu Buwei, a wealthy merchant secured their release back to the Qin.
Ying Zheng became the King of Qin at the age of 13 upon the death of his father.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Qin Shi Huang Di
Qin Shi Huangdi (秦始皇帝 pinyin qin2 shi3 huang2 di4), or Qin Shi Huang Di, named Ying Zheng (嬴政 ying2 zheng4), was King Zheng of Qin during the Warring States Period prior to becoming an emperor.
He unified China and proclaimed himself the First (shi) Emperor (huangdi) of Qin, as he was the first Chinese sovereign able to rule the whole country.
"Huang" and "Di" were titles once reserved for the eight legendary kings (three Huang and five Di), so by employing the term "Huangdi", Ying Zheng indicated that he was even greater than the eight legendary kings combined.
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 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, AL
Qin Shi Huang ordered all the members of the former royal houses of the conquered states to move to Xianyang, the capital of Qin, in modern day Shaanxi province, so they would be kept under tight surveillance for rebellious activities.
Qin Shi Huang and Li Si unified China economically by standardizing the Chinese units of measurements such as weights and measures, the currency, the length of the axles of carts (so every cart could run smoothly in the ruts of the new roads), the legal system, and so on.
Qin Shi Huang was buried in his mausoleum, with the famous Terracotta Army, near modern day Xi'an (Shaanxi province).
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 Spotlight on Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Empire of Qin Shi Huang is a huge, safe nation, renowned for its strong anti-business politics.
Qin Shi Huang's national animal is the panda, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the yuan.
Qin Shi Huang is ranked 7th in the region and 41,406th in the world for Largest Manufacturing Sector.
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 Great Wall of China - Emperor Qin Shihuang
Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259 BC - 210 BC) fascinates people when they talk about the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors and Horses - his two greatest achievements to China.
Emperor Qin Shi Huang, born as Ying Zheng in 259 BC, was the son of the king of the Qin State.
He created a new title for himself: "Huangdi" together with "Shi (means the first)", hence get the name "Qin Shi Huang" or "Qin Shi Huangdi", which means he was the first emperor of China.
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 Qin Shi Huang Burial Grounds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Qin Mausoleum, located in Lintong County, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, is surrounded by the Lishan Mountains to the south and the Weihe River to the north.
Construction of the Qin Mausoleum, the largest imperial tomb in China, began in 247 B. soon after Qin Shi Huang ascended to the throne and was still underway at his death 210 B. Construction of auxiliary projects was halted in 208 B. when troops surrounded the imperial capital during an uprising.
Auxiliary tombs are found in four sections of the Qin Mausoleum: the northern section in the city itself features 28 small to medium size auxiliary; with other tombs found in the western section between the city walls, and the outer eastem and western sections.
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 Zhao Gao - Definition, explanation
During the reign of the First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, Zhao was involved in the death of Marshal Meng Tian and his younger brother Meng Yi at the death of Qin Si Huang when Meng Tian was stationed at the northern border commanding more than 100,000 troops for the inconclusive Huns campaign.
Meng was a reputable general and a faithful supporter of Fusu, the first son of Qin Shi Huang.
After the sudden death of Qin Shi Huang at Shaqiu prefecture, Zhao and the Imperial Secretariat Li Si presuaded the emperor's second son Huhai to falsify the emperor's will.
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 Qin Shi Huang
In the show, Qin Shi Huang is actually a person named Zhao Pan from the Kingdom of Zhao who takes over the identity of Ying Zheng and rises to power with the help of a time traveller from the 21st century.
Qin Shi Huang ordered all the members of the former royal houses of the conquered states to move to Xianyang (咸陽), the capital of Qin, in modern day Shaanxi province, so they would be kept under tight surveillance for rebellious activities.
Qin Shi Huang (秦始皇) (November or December 260 BC-September 10, 210 BC), personal name Zheng, was king of the Chinese State of Qin from 247 BC to 221 BC, and then the first emperor of a unified China from 221 BC to 210 BC, ruling under the name First Emperor.
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 Xian History: Emperor Qin Shi Huang
Qin Shi Huang a controversial leader, with contradictions ranging from a brutal tyrant to a peculiar but great leader, and the eternal emperor in China.
Qin Shi Huang had a beleaguered and unstable childhood due to frequent wars between the seven states existing during the period.
Qin Shi Huang ordered the construction of a road system linking the former Yan, Qi, Wu and Chu areas, as well as number of roads especially for imperial use.
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 Junior Journal: Qin Shi Huang's Terra-Cotta Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
It is supposed that numerous laborers, lieges and servants have been buried with Qin Shi Huang for the analogous aim as the army's, to serve their sovereign.
One anecdote is that because of Qin Shi Huang's brutality, his assumed eternal sovereign didn't last even up to 20 years, when it was overthrown by peasants and revolutionists such as Xiang Yu and Liu Bang.
However, Qin Shi Huang's tomb survived the demolition because of the snare inside the tomb.
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 Quin Shi Huang-Di Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
First emperor of the Qin Dynasty, Quin Shi Huang-di (259 BC-210 BC) unified China in 221 BC and turned the country into a centralized empire.
Name variations: Qin Shihuangdi, Ch'in Shih Huang-ti, Shih Huang Ti, Qin Shi Huang, Qin Wang Zheng (King Zheng of Qin), Qin Ying, Qin Zheng; Qin Shi Huang-di was his title, often abbreviated as Qin Shi Huang.
Before Qin Shi Huang (Ch'in Shih Huang-ti) unified China in 221 b.c., the country was torn apart by wars between the regional kingdoms.
www.bookrags.com /Quin_Shi_Huang-Di   (199 words)

 Mystery of Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum Revealed
Archeologists have unraveled the mysterious plan of the Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum, the 2,200-year-old structure which is famous as the home of 7,000 terracotta horses and warriors.
"The revelation of the structure is the greatest achievement in the study of the Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum in the past 40 years," said Yuan Zhongyi, an expert on the mausoleum and honorary curator of the Museum of Qin Terracotta Horses and Warriors.
Emperor Qin Shi Huang was the first in China to construct a mausoleum city and to build coffin chambers and subordinate palaces in the mausoleum.
www.china.org.cn /english/culture/40333.htm   (534 words)

 How did Qin Shi Huangdi unify China? To what extent was his rule a brutal tyranny? - CheatHouse.com
Qin Shi Huangdi or commonly known as just Qin Shi Huang, was the emperor of China from 221BC.
Qin Shi Huang (then known as Ying Zheng) became the King of Qin at the age of 13 but did not assume control until he was 22.
Qin Shi Huang assumed autocratic control, introducing a new currency, and by creating a unified system of weights and measures, writing and currency.
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 Qin Shi Huang - Civ4Wiki
Born "Chao Cheng," Qin Shi Huang was the first to unify all of China.
His father was ruler of "Ch'in," one of the seven dominant states in China; upon his death Cheng ascended the throne at the age of 13.
While emperor, Qin Shi Huang established a centralized administration and constructed a network of roads and canals, he also fought against the steppe peoples from the northern desert, and began construction of the Great Wall of China to set limits to their incursions.
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 An Army for the Afterlife: Qin Shi Huang Di’s Mausoleum: UNESCO Culture Sector
The Qin conquered all of China in 221 BC, and a vast unified state was born.
Qin Shi Huang Di was the very first "emperor" of all China.
Qin Shi Huang Di hoped to rule the world, but his dream died with him.
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 nrw--webdesign.de www.nrw--webdesign.de Qin Shi Huang Di
Mit Qin Shi Huang Di wird vor allem der Beginn des chinesischen Kaiserreiches (das Wort China kommt von chinesisch: ''Qin'') 221 v.
Qin Shi Huang Di stand auch für Despotismus bzw.
Shi Huang Dis Mausoleum befindet sich in seiner damaligen Hauptstadt Chang'an (heute Xi'an) in der Provinz Shaanxi und wird von der als UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe eingestuften Terrakottaarmee ?bewacht?.
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 The Palace of Emperor Qin Shi Huang China - China tourist & travel guide for The Palace of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, China
The Palace of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, situated within the Xian Film Studio of Xian City, is a large-scale palatial architecture built in 1988 modeled after the Qin architectural style for making the full-length film "EMPEROR QIN SHI HUANG".
Inside the great Hall, the emperor statue, and the wax figures of his civil and military officials are molded, reappearing the heroic posture of Emperor Qin conquering the six states.
In recent years, a cultural village of folk custom was newly created in the square in front of the palace, mingling the display of folk custom culture with the performance in an entity.
www.orientaltravel.com /province/city/area/The_Palace_of_Emperor_of_Qin_Dynasty.htm   (161 words)

 Qin Emperor: Qin Shi Huang, China First Emperor, Terracotta Army
Based on the original rules of the Qin State, the emperor adopted some regulations of other rival states to form a workable law of the Qin Dynasty.
Qin Shi Huang longed for longevity, so he sent his ministers to go on quests seeking for an elixir of immortality.
Qin Shi Huang is truly an epoch-making historic emperor in China's history.
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 Qin Shi Huang (259-210 B.C.) and His Empire
In 221 B.C., Ying Zheng, ruler of the State of Qin and a man of great talent and bold vision, ended the 250-odd years of rivalry among the independent principalities during the Warring States Period, establishing the first centralized, unified, multi-ethnic feudal state in Chinese history—the Qin Dynasty (221-207 B.C.).
He called himself Qin Shi Huang or “First Emperor of Qin.” He standardized the written script, weights and measures, and currencies, and established the system of prefectures and counties.
Qin Shi Huang had work on his enormous mausoleum started early in his reign.
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 Qin Shi Huang Summary
The mausoleum of the "First Qin Emperor"; Ying Zheng, also known as Qin Shi Huang (259–210 BCE), was built over a period of thirty-seven years with as many as 720,000 workers involved.
Qin Shi Huang(Chinese: 秦始皇; Pinyin: Qín Shǐ Huáng; Wade-Giles: Ch'in Shih-huang) (November/ December 260 BCE – September 10, 210 BCE), personal name Zheng, was king of the Chinese State of Qin from 247 BCE to 221 BCE, and then the first empe...
Although Qin Shi Huang accomplished feats his adversaries could not, his terracotta burial was fitting not for commemorating his accomplishments, but rather for illustrating his failures.
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 Discovery Channel - Personagens Chineses Famosos - Qin Shi Huang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Qin Shi Huang, cujo nome original era Qin Zheng, foi príncipe nascido durante o período dos Estados Guerreiros.
Durante a era Qin, os pesos e medidas foram padronizados, assim como a moeda e até a distância dos eixos das carroças, o que permitia que estas avançassem suavemente pela extensa rede de novas estradas que ele havia construído para conectar suas províncias.
Qin se encarregou da construção de seu túmulo – o famoso mausoléu de Xian, cheio de soldados de terracota – quando ainda era jovem.
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