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  Qin Shi Huang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zheng was born in Handan (邯鄲), the capital of the enemy State of Zhao.
Zheng ascended the throne in 247 BC at the age of 12 and a half, and was king under a regent until 238 BC when at the age of 21 and a half he staged a palace coup and assumed full power.
The play was based on an actual historical event, the attempted assassination of Ying Zheng by Jing Ke of Wei, at the request of the Prince of Yan, in 227 BC.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ying_Zheng   (3995 words)

 Storia della Cina: Tutte le informazioni su Storia della Cina su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Nel 246 a.C. Ying Zheng divenne re dello stato di Qin e ben presto, grazie alle sua grandi doti strategiche, a un forte esercito e spesso ricorrendo all'inganno e all'assassinio degli avversari, sconfisse gli altri 6 regni che occupavano il territorio cinese: Zhao, Han, Wei, Yan, Qi e Chu.
Con la sconfitta di Qi, nel 221 a.C. Ying Zheng realizzò infine l'unificazione della Cina e assunse il titolo di Qin Shi HuangDi (Primo Imperatore della Dinastia Qin).
Ying Zheng si poneva così sul loro stesso piano, sottolineando il fatto che non aveva bisogno della tradizione per legittimare il proprio potere.
www.encyclopedia.it /s/st/storia_della_cina.html   (541 words)

 The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)
You could say Ying Zheng's maniacal change of mind represents China's leaders (they use political dogma to solve their problems at the people's expense) and Lady Zhao is the people's hopes and fears.
Ying Zheng's mandate from his ancestors to unite all of the kingdoms reminds us of the hope of reunification that we see today.
Those credits note that Ying Zheng's corpse is still preserved in a tomb at Xian, and that he united the seven kingdoms to become China's first emperor.
www.lovehkfilm.com /panasia/emperor_and_assassin_final.htm   (1181 words)

 Qin Dynasty - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal
At the end of the Period of the Warring States, Ying Zheng of Qin was able to conquer all the independent states and put everyone under his own control, ending the so-called feudal system of the Zhou Dynasty.
Within the first 3 months after Ying Zheng's death at Shaqiu[?], widespread revolts by peasants, prisoners, soldiers and descendants of the nobles of the Six Warring States sprang up all over China.
Ying Hu Hai was soon killed and replaced by the murdered heir's son, Ying Zi Ying.
www.artpolitic.org /infopedia/qi/Qin_dynasty.html   (486 words)

 Xian History: Emperor Qin Shi Huang
Ying Zheng, the son of Yi Ren, became the King of Qin at a tender age of 13 following the death of his father.
Ying Zheng was much too young to administer state affairs and power quite naturally fell into the hands of Lu Buwei, who served as prime minister, and the empress dowager.
Ying Zheng solicited outside advice and promoted a new elite of both civil and military officials, including the mandarins Li Si and Wang Wan, and the generals Wang Jian, Wei Liao and Meng Tian.
www.cnhomestay.com /city/terracotta/xian_history.htm   (1281 words)

 Very Brief Timeline on Pu Yi
Speaking more of Ying Zheng, what is known about him is he was born the son of Zhuang Xiang, the king of the Qin state.
Ying Zheng officially came to be ruler of the state of Qin “in 246 B.C. when his father became king but died soon after” (History of China).
Another critical reform of Ying Zheng was the burning of previous texts in an attempt to remove the ideas of feudalism from the minds of the people.
www.indiana.edu /~ealc100/Group12/qin.html   (1297 words)

Ying Zheng (Li Xuejian) is a man on a mission.
In addition, at this crucial time Ying Zheng’s headstrong fiancée Lady Zhao (Gong Li) requests to leave the Qin kingdom and break off the couple’s impending nuptials due to the protracted and bloody nature of the unification pursuit of her husband-to-be, despite championing the aim of his endeavours.
By informing the audience at the beginning of the film that China was indeed unified by Ying Zheng, rather than dampen the narrative, this admission serves to accentuate the doomed nature of Lady Zhao’s duty and her unrequited passion for Jing Ke.
www.dvdanswers.com /index.php?r=0&s=2&c=567&g=printableversion   (1456 words)

 Ying Zheng, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of New Brunswick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Zheng Y and Zhu J-X, "The onset velocity of a liquid-solids circulating fluidized bed", Powder Technol., 114, pp.244-251, 2001.
Zheng Y, Zhu J-X, Marwaha N and Bassi A, "Radial flow structure in a liquid-solids circulating fluidized bed", Chem.
Zheng Y., "Radial Particle Profiles in a Liquid-Solid CFB with Varying Viscosity", Chem.
www.unbf.ca /che/Faculty/zheng.html   (411 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on The Emperor's Shadow at Epinions.com
Ying Zheng, the king of the Qin in China, feels mandated by god to unite all the seven kingdoms of China under his rule and is willing to do this by any means necessary.
He consistently thwarts Ying Zheng's plans, breaks the kingdom's laws and acts as the voice of dissension throughout the king's rise to power.
Ying Zheng enlists the help of his daughter, Yueyang to convince Gao Jainli to help him and trouble soon ensues.
www.epinions.com /content_23093218948   (840 words)

 The Qin Dynasty On-line Source Book
Ying Zheng was very pleased to meet his `idol', but Li Si, a former fellow-disciple of Han Feizi who always felt inferior to him, advised the King of Qin to imprison Han Feizi as he might be a spy.
Zheng Guo was a famous irrigation works engineer from the state of Han.
Unfortunately, Zheng Guo’s intentions were exposed, but he argued on the merits of completing the canal, which Ying Zheng accepted.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/7547/biography.html   (642 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Emperor and the Assassin at Epinions.com
That Ying Zheng succeeded is a matter of historical record, so, to that extent, spoiler or not, the outcome of the story is known in advance.
Ying Zheng is committed to unification of the seven kingdoms.
Ying Zheng, however, feels no compunction on their behalf and, in fact, is particularly embittered and vengeful toward the kingdom where he was himself once held hostage and poorly treated.
www.epinions.com /content_151535193732   (2031 words)

 The Harvard Crimson :: Arts :: Epic Bloodshed in Ancient China
The opening moments of The Emperor and the Assassin are breathtaking for their bravado and finesse: Ying Zheng, the soon-to-be emperor of China, overtakes a fleeing enemy army on horseback, one soldier at a time.
In protest of his increasing brutality, Lady Zhao (Gong Li), Ying Zheng's childhood friend and long-time lover, announces that she is leaving him.
Ying Zheng manages to convince her that the bloodshed he has incurred is only necessary in creating a lasting period of peace--until it becomes obvious that he will spare no one and nothing, not even her home-state, in his bid to be emperor.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=99184   (800 words)

 Qin Shi Huang -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
For all the tyranny of his autocratic rule, Qin Shi Huang is still regarded today as some sort of a colossal (A member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787) founding father in Chinese history whose unification of China has endured for more than two millennia (with interruptions).
Zheng was born in (additional info and facts about Handan) Handan (邯鄲;), the capital of the enemy (additional info and facts about State of Zhao) State of Zhao.
He was the son of Zichu, a prince of the royal house of Qin who served as an hostage in the State of Zhao under an agreement between the states of Qin and Zhao.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/q/qi/qin_shi_huang.htm   (3449 words)

 Emperor Qinshihuang
Emperor Qin Shi Huang, born as Ying Zheng in 259 BC, was the son of the king of the Qin State.
Ying Zheng was very aggressive and ambitious at an early age.
Ying Zheng was the first emperor of a united China, so he proclaimed himself Qin Shi Huang.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/shaanxi/xian/terra_cotta_army/qin_shihuang_1.htm   (673 words)

 Emperor Qin Shi Huang and His Tomb
Ying Zheng became the King of Qin at the age of 13 upon the death of his father.
However, rule was actually exercised by the prime minister Lu Buwei until 238 B. when Ying Zheng, then aged 22, assumed control of state affairs and immediately stripped the minister of his powers.
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.warriortours.com /cityguides/xian/mausoleum_qinshihuang   (538 words)

 Columbus AlivewireD - Film   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Ying united China's various rival kingdoms through brutal, bloody force, with the inimitable goal of "conquering all under Heaven." He thought nothing of killing the subjects of a conquered kingdom--slaughtering tens of thousands of them at a time.
Gao-Jianli is Ying's philosophical opposite, the yin to Ying's yang.
Ying tries to subjugate Gao, making him always follow behind the more powerful man. In Ying's words, he is the emperor's shadow of the title.
www.columbusalive.com /1999/19990304/film.html   (789 words)

 Strength & Honour
Ying Zheng amassed his army and proceeded to conquer every kingdom that stood in his way.
Ying Zheng ascended the throne when he was 13.
The suffering caused by his unification wars was enormous, and Ying Zheng attempted to force the Legalist philosophy on the people by executing scholars and burning books.
www.ezgame.com /SNH/civilizations/china.html   (230 words)

 Qin (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The year 247 BC marks the beginning of the end of the Warring States period for it was in this year that a thirteen-year-old named Zheng was crowned as King of Qin.
Seventeen years later Zheng began the final, epic struggle for supremacy with an all-out assault against the state of Han.
In 221 BC, one of the most important years in China's long history, King Zheng of Qin declared not only that he was the ruler of China, but that he would take the unprecedented title (apart from in the legends of the Yellow Emperor and other mythical figures) of Emperor of China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Qin_(state)   (1604 words)

 phorum - Chinese Culture Forum at Asiawind - The attempt on the First Emperor's life
Ying Zheng (¾Æ¬F), the King of the State of Qin (¯³°ê present day county of Feng xiang »ñµ¾¿¤ in Shaanxi province ÔE¦è¬Ù) wanted to conquer the State of Yan.
In 221BC Ying Zheng conquered all the States in the land and unified it under the great Empire of Qing.
Ying Zheng proclaimed the formation of Qin Dynasty (¯³´Â 221BC to 207BC) and himself the First Emperor of Qin (¯³©l¬Ó«Ò).
www.asiawind.com /forums/read.php?f=2&i=2694&t=2694   (718 words)

 phorum - Overseas Chinese Forum at Asiawind - The First Emperor of China (7)
Ying Zheng (¾Æ¬F), the 37th ruler of the State of Qin (¯³°ê 897BC to 221BC), was a very intelligent, clever and capable man. However, he was also a ruthless and despotic ruler.
Ying Zheng did not want to be called the King or Wang (¤ý).
Wang Wan reminded Ying Zheng that the Zhou Dynasty (©P´Â 1134BC to 256BC) lasted for about 800 years and it was better to call himself Wang (¤ý King) like all the Kings did in the Zhou Dynasty.
www.asiawind.com /forums/read.php?f=4&i=1766&t=1756   (660 words)

 The Emperor and the Assassin
Ying (Li Xuejian) is the power hungry leader of the Qin kingdom.
Ying, believing he is divine, will stop at nothing to conquer all of China.
Ying frees the prince of Yan, and together with Zhao, they return to Yan to find an assassin.
www.haro-online.com /movies/emperor_and_the_assassin.html   (503 words)

 Han FeiZi - would he have served Ying Zheng? - China History Forum, online chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
King Zheng was very taken with Han Fei and had wanted to appoint Han Fei to a major position in his court.
Perhaps only if Ying Zheng could be persuaded to form a military alliance with the state of Han against the other five states.
Ying Zheng was a very dangerous person to serve as a minister.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=375   (2287 words)

 UFO Area SECRETS OF THE EMPEROR'S TOMB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Ying Zheng (Emperor Shihuangdi) was crowned at the age of 13.
After Ying Zhen became the King of Qin, Lü Buwei served him as prime minister, and together with other worthy nobles, was responsible for all political and military matters of Qin court for the next 13 years.
Ying Zheng (who became Emperor Shihuangdi after the unification) basically continued the process, and did so very skillfully, using military force, brutality and very cunning diplomacy.
www.ufoarea.com /stonehill_emperor.html   (4465 words)

 China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Ying Zheng became king of the Qin Kingdom, and Gao Jianli worked as a musician in the Yan Kingdom.
Ying Zheng proceeded to conquer another six kingdoms and Yueyang eventually married General Wang Ben.
Gao attended the ceremony marking Ying Zheng's ascension to the throne and belligerently threw a qin to the new emperor...
www.asianfilms.org /china/qinsong.html   (355 words)

 GreenCine | product main - Hero (2002)
Two millennia ago, Ying Zheng, king of Qin, conquered the states of Qi, Chu, Yan, Han, Zhao, and Wei, declared himself the first emperor of all of China, and began the building of the Great Wall to make its borders eternal.
The assassin who almost succeeded, coming close enough to tear Ying Zheng's sleeve with his dagger, was one Jing Ke, the historical antecedent for two of the protagonists, Broken Sword (Tony Leung) and Nameless (Jet Li).
Ying Zheng was, to be sure, a first-order Napoleonic figure, but also one with the temperament of Nero and the management style of Richard III.
www.greencine.com /webCatalog?id=29789   (1658 words)

 DVD Review - The Emperor And The Assassin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A heroic warrior himself, Ying Zheng leads his men to battle and successfully takes the thriving Han kingdom, to make it part of Qin.
Ying Zheng needs an aggressor and with the help of his lover, Lady Zhao (Gong Li) the plan is forged to lure an assassin from Yan to the palace who attempts to kill Ying Zheng.
After such an act of obvious aggression, Ying Zheng could openly fare war against the kingdom and make it part of his grand scheme.
www.dvdreview.com /fullreviews/the_emperor_and_the_assassin.shtml   (1326 words)

 SAN SEBASTIAN Film Festival 1996 - Films   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Two hundred years BC, during the Qin dynasty, Ying Zheng (Jiang Wen), the first emperor of a united China, is weary of war.
Combining a stunning recreation of China's dark ages, long before the civilisation of the Ming and Qing dynasties, with a three-way central conflict that is more chamber-drama than epic, the film has been hailed as a new departure for Chinese film, being simultaneously spectacular and on a human scale.
Ying has the power, as the size and brutality of his army demonstrates.
www.filmfestivals.com /sanseb96/sfilmb5.htm   (366 words)

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