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 Qin Shi Huang, emperor founder of the Qin dynasty | China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qin Shi Huangdi (秦始皇帝 pinyin: Qín Shǐ Huángdì) is the emperor founder of the dynasty Qin (-260 to -210).
From the Seventies, Qin Shi Huang was presented besides in the handbooks of history under the favorable aspect of a sovereign progressist fighting against the forces reactionaries.
Excavations of the tomb of the Qin emperor
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 Qin Shi Huang at AllExperts
Qin Shi Huang ordered all the members of the former royal houses of the conquered states to move to Xianyang (å'¸é™½), the capital of Qin, in modern day Shaanxi province, so they would be kept under tight surveillance for rebellious activities.
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.
• Xi'an: The Tomb of Qin Shi Huang
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  Qin (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shang Yang became prime minister of the Qin under the rule of Duke Xiao and gradually began transforming the state into a vigorously regulated machine, the sole purpose of which was the elimination of all rivals.
Although it did indeed delay the Qin advance at the same time it failed to overstretch Qin resources and after the so-called Chengkuo Canal's completion in 246 BC all losses were recouped in addition to a vast surplus.
Qin became one of the most fertile states in China because of this and could raise hundreds of thousands of additional troops as a result of increased agricultural yield.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Qin_(state)   (1620 words)

  
 Qin Shi Huangdi
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.
Nevertheless in reality, he indeed died suddenly at Shaqiu[?] prefecture, and two of his high officials (the Imperial Secretariat Li Shi[?] and the chief eunuch Zhao Gao[?]) changed the emperor's will of make his first son the new emperor.
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 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)

  
 Qin
The Qin came to power in 221 B.C. They were one of the western states that existed during the Warring States Period.
The Qin are also famous for the terra cotta army that was found at the burial site for Shi huangdi.
Shi huangdi had only ruled for 37 years, when he died suddenly in 210 B.C. His son took the throne as the Second Emperor, but was quickly overthrown and the Han dynasty began in 206 B.C. Dynasties of Early Imperial China
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/china/early_imperial_china/qin.html   (564 words)

  
 Xiao Qin - Pronounce My Name   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The unification of China 221 BC under the First Emperor (Qin Shi Huangdi) marked the beginning of imperial China, a period that lasted until the fall of the Qing Dynasty in 1912.
Qin Shi Huangdi imposed the State of Qin's centralized, non-hereditary bureaucratic system on his new empire in place of the Zhou's feudalistic one.
Qin Shi Huang was the first Chinese sovereign to proclaim himself "Emperor", after reunifying China in 221 BC.
www.cs.nmt.edu /~xqin/MyName.htm   (1339 words)

  
 Qin Shi Huang - Famous Ancient Chinese People - Chinese
Qin Shi Huang (秦始皇) (November or December 260 BC - September 10, 210 BC), personal name Zheng, was king of the Chinese Qin (state)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.
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 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.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Qin_Shi_Huang   (3712 words)

  
 1World2travel - China: Qin Shi Huangdi, de eerste Keizer
Qin werd gedomineerd door de 'legalisten', nuchtere denkers die de leer van Confucius verwierpen ten gunste van een streng systeem van beloningen en straffen.
Veel is er dus niet veranderd, vermits ook elke Belg geacht wordt te weten wat er in het Staatsblad is verschenen.
Shi Huangdi overleed echter in 210 v.C. tijdens een reis naar het oosten van zijn rijk en voor de terugkeer van zijn expeditie.
www.1world2travel.com /article.php?articleID=25   (957 words)

  
 Chinese sovereign Information - TextSheet.com
The emperor or huangdi (皇帝 in pinyin: huang2 di4) of China then became the title of head of state of China from the Qin dynasty (A.D.) to the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911.
From the Han dynasty, huangdi was abbreviated to huang or di.
Since all legitimate rulers of China after Qin Shi Huang Di were titled emperor of China, they can also be referred to by "emperor of" and the name of his/her respective dynasty after the temple or posthumous name.
www.medbuster.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chinese_sovereign.html   (994 words)

  
 Chinese Dynasties Project
Qin Shi Huangdi ordered for the local defenses to connect into the Great Wall of China that was built to keep barbarian intrusions from happening.
Shi Huangdi was a smart emperor known as the Great Unifier of China.
Qin Shi Huangdi was also known as the Tiger of Qin.
bethany.mca.org.tw /secondary/g7/dynasty-project/Qin/Qin.htm   (751 words)

  
 Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Because Shi Huangdi was from the province of Qin, pronounced “chin,” his dynasty was named the Qin, after which China itself came to be called.
Shi Huangdi was a ruthless man, utterly devoted to his vision of a unified China, and his success at unification carried enormous costs.
Ironically, Shi Huangdi’s mausoleum, which lies at the center of his necropolis, has yet to be unearthed and opened.
www.theculturedtraveler.com /Heritage/Print/Qin_Army.htm   (720 words)

  
 Time
Qin Shi Huangdi was the leader of the Qin state.
Qin was one of the seven competing states that fought for power after the fall of the Zhou (in a period often called The Warring States).
Qin Shi Huangdi declared himself Emperor in 221 B.C. Over the next eleven years he created a unified empire with a centralized administration and currency.
www.ancientchina.co.uk /time/home_b4.html   (72 words)

  
 Emperor Qin Shi Huang and His Tomb
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 assumed the title "Shi Huangdi" as he considered his achievement surpassed those of "San Huang" (hree previous emperors) and "Wu Di" (five previous emperors), legendary rulers in remote antiquity.
www.cntravel.biz /cityguides/xian/mausoleum_qinshihuang   (564 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Qin Shi Huang
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.
After conquering the last independent Chinese state in 221 BC, Qin Shi Huang was the king of a state of Qin ruling over the whole of China, an unprecedented accomplishment.
Qin Shi Huang's three great achievements are unifying Chinese characters, unifying currency system, and unifying measurement units.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Qin_Shi_Huang   (5022 words)

  
 Shi Huangdi, Ruler of Qin Dynasty
Shi Huangdi, the founder of the Qin dynasty, was a violent and brutal man. Shi Huangdi provided a dynasty for generations to come, unfortunately, it was through the suffering of his people.
Shi Huangdi was cruel to the nobles who ruled the farther regions of China as well.
Shi Huangdi’s loyal advisors were not ready to take over his empire so they disguised his death by piling dead fish on his body to hide the smell (Mirsky par.1).
www.ccds.charlotte.nc.us /History/China/02/politte/politte.htm   (957 words)

  
 Search Tuna Report for Qin Shi Huangdi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qin Shi Huangdi in fiction The movie The Emperor and the Assassin focused on the identity of his father, his heartless treament of his officials, and betrayal by a concubine, paving the way for Jing Ke 's assassination attempt....
Qin Shi Huangdi in fiction The movie The Emperor and the Assassin focused on the identity of his father, his heartless treament of his officials, and betrayal by a concubine, paving the way for Jing Ke's assassination attempt....
Qin Shi Huangdi : Qin Shi Huang Di...
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 The Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huangdi
Ascending to the throne of his clan, the Qin, at the age of 13 in 246 BCE, Shi Huangdi immediately began construction of his extraordinary mausoleum which was completed soon after his death in 210 BCE, 36 years after the work commenced.
Shi Huangdi was becoming increasingly more maniacal near his death, and wanted an potion that would allow him to rule as a divine emperor (convinced of his deification) forever.
The although the tomb itself is, according to legend, very elaborate and beautiful, the center piece of Shi Huangdi's mausoleum is the terra-cotta army of approximately 8,000 life-sized men and horses.
www.utexas.edu /courses/wilson/ant304/biography/arybios98/smithbio.html   (799 words)

  
 The Imperial Terra Cotta Army of Qin Shi-huang   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qin Shihuang was the first emperor (221-210 BC of the Qin dynasty, and a major figure in Chinese history.
Owing to the subsequent rapid development of the economy, Qin Shihuang was able to amass a large fortune, a great deal of which he spent on monumental projects.
Qin Shihuang's mausoleum is a mound of rammed earth, with a height of 76 m.
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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.
He believed that his family will rule China forever and so he wanted his successors to be titled "Emperor of China II", "Emperor of China III", etc. He gave China a common currency and a standardized systems of weights and measures, writing characters and local prefecture administration.
He also travelled frequently to large cities in Northern China to inspect the efficiency of the bureaucracy and to symbolize the presence of Qin's prestige.
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 Outstanding Building Achievements - The Great Wall Of China
Qin Shi Huangdi believed that people were basically untrustworthy, and that, as ruler, he needed to be strict and rigid to control them.
Qin Shi Huangdi's method of dealing with dissidents, the people who protested his policies, was a typical example of his style of government.
Qin Shi Huangdi had become the First Sovereign Emperor of China, but he had done so at great cost.
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 History of China
The king Qin Shi Huangdi of the country Qin had defeated the neighbour countries and united them to the Qin kingdom in 221 BC.
The position of the walls is similiar, because in the Qin dynasty and in the Ming dynasty it should protect China against nomad attacks from the North.
The second emperor of the Qin dynasty was the son of Qin Shi Huangdi.
www.hpwt.de /China/Geschichtee.htm   (5453 words)

  
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Qin Shi Huangdi was the first emperor of China.
He became king of the state of Qin in the area around present-day Xi’an in 247 BC at the age of thirteen.
However, Qin Shi Huangdi’s reign is remembered in China largely for his autocracy.
www.fpa.ysu.edu /course/art758finalprojects/finalprojects/gatta/hourongpage/emperorhuangdi.html   (301 words)

  
 (The Emperor and The Assassin - Background/History)
When Qin is given an opportunity to allow Han to remain a colony of Qin, the Emperor, defying his prime minister Lu Buwei, flatly refuses.
Zhao is significant as this is where the King of Qin was raised (he was held hostage as a child in Zhao).
Qin, a model totalitarian state, was soon transformed into a kingdom perfectly suited for perpetual warfare.
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 Current Events: The rise and fall of China's Great Wall: the race to save a world treasure - Special Report   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qin Shi Huangdi gave orders to build the chang cheng, or "long wall," to protect China from northern nomads who were trying to invade China.
Qin Shi Huangdi (the first emperor of China) unified the nation of China and built the first Great Wall.
After Qin Shi Huandi died, he was buried in a tomb with an army of terra cotta warriors and horses at Xi'an.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EPF/is_4_102/ai_92028417   (1515 words)

  
 Qin Shi Huangdi « Sanatatea
Shi Hu-angdi a dorit atunci sa revolutioneze si mentalitatile: a dat ordin sa fie executati 460 de intelectuali confucianisti conservatori, a ars toate cartile vechii culturi poetice si filozofice chineze si nu a pastrat decat lucrarile tehnice si stiintifice.
Shi Huangdi a dorit mai intai sa le uneasca intre ele pe cele care erau mai bine amplasate, ca sa creeze un zid unic in partea de nord-vest.
Shi Huangdi se gandea sa-si apere dinastia timp de zece mii de generatii.
www.sanatatea.com /baza/2005/10/02/qin-shi-huangdi.html   (465 words)

  
 China's First Emperor
Today, Ying Zheng is better known as Qin Shi Huangdi--the "first august god of the Qin"--the creator and initiator of a highly sophisticated government structure that would outlast the short-lived Qin Dynasty (221-204 B.C.) for two millennia.
Qin destroyed forever China's feudal order that had led to endless warfare and chaos replacing it with a system of government of six governors and six commanderies, reflecting his personal attraction to the number six, and creating a new world order that was, at the time, beyond fantasy.
Rivaling the Egyptian pyramids at Giza, Qin's mausoleum is said by legend to contain rivers and seas of mercury surrounding his bronze crypt, all forming a model of the empire.
www.archaeology.org /online/reviews/qin   (819 words)

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