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  Zhang He - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zhang He (張郃) (167 231) was a distinguished military general under the powerful warlord Cao Cao during the late Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms era in ancient China.
After Cao Cao's death in 220, Zhang He was primarily engaged with defending the Kingdom of Wei against the Northern Expeditions led by Chancellor Zhuge Liang of the Kingdom of Shu.
Zhang He was then sent to assist Sima Yi, who was training a naval force in Jingzhou (荆州, present day Hubei and Hunan) to prepare for an assault against the Kingdom of Wu.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zhang_He   (1875 words)

 Zhang (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is believed that the ancestors of Zhang's wore archers and the bow as a totem of their tribe.
Zhang had also been a surname by which Manchus and Mongolians chose to sinicize their names since the beginning of the Republic (1912).
Zhang Yi, military general of the Kingdom of Shu during the period of Three Kingdoms.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zhang   (760 words)

 Zhang Yimou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zhang then collaborated with Chen Kaige, the latter acting as director, to photograph one of the defining Chinese films of the 1980s, Yellow Earth (1984), later to be considered the inauguration film for the Chinese Fifth-Generation directors.
Upon completing this film, Zhang then made To Live (1994; Cannes Best Actor for Ge You), a film based on the acclaimed novel by Yu Hua, which is an epic framework about the resilience of the ordinary Chinese folks, personified by its two leads, amidst three generations of historical upheavals throughout the 20th century.
Zhang's succeeding major project was the ambitious wuxia drama Hero (2002), which follows after his second film in a series about modern Chinese city-life, Happy Times (2000).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yimou_Zhang   (826 words)

 Zhang Zai [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Zhang Zai was one of the pioneers of the Song dynasty philosophical movement called "Study of the Way," often known as Neo-Confucianism.
In 1069 Zhang was recommended to the emperor and given a position in the capital, but not long after he ran into conflict with the prime minister and retired home to Hengqu, where he spent his time in retirement studying and teaching.
Zhang theorized that the physical nature obscures the original nature, preventing it from being fulfilled, and this is what causes people to stray from the path of goodness.
www.iep.utm.edu /z/zhangzai.htm   (3089 words)

 OpinionJournal - The Real World
Zhang is a sturdy 48-year-old fellow with thick eyebrows, a warm smile and what he describes as "so-so" skills in house painting and carpentry.
Zhang's sworn statement, given in 1998 when he first filed his case with a U.S. immigration court, here's what happened after he was rejected at the embassy in 1982: He was sentenced in China to two years at a labor camp near his native city of Tianjin.
Zhang, as he pleads the case that he is "looking for safe haven" but deeply scared by now of ending up in "a Chinese communist jail," it seems to me that surely America could find a little more room for those who risk so much to come over the wall.
www.opinionjournal.com /columnists/cRosett/?id=110002061   (1573 words)

 Zhang He (Junyi) - Comprehensive Romance of the Three Kingdoms Biography
After failing to raid Lord Cao’s camp, Zhang He and Gao Lan were forced to defect to Lord Cao’s side (1).
Under Lord Cao, Zhang He was appointed as Auxiliary General and titled Lord of a Capital Precinct.
Zhang He respected scholars and men of wisdom, and he would always do his best to learn and adapt to new situations.
www.kongming.net /novel/kma/zhanghe.php   (396 words)

 Zhang Qian
Zhang Qian was an officer of the Han imperial guard and he had volunteered for a critical mission.
Zhang Qian was surprised by the wealth of these lands, particularly their jade, their agricultural products like grapes and wine, which were unknown in China, and their powerful and magnificent horses.
Zhang Qian also found that these countries were quite interested in the Chinese goods he and his party carried.
www.bangorschools.net /hs/SR/zhangqian.html   (653 words)

 Zhang He   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Under Lord Cao Cao Zhang He was appointed as Auxiliary and titled Lord of a Capital Precinct.
Cao Pi promoted Zhang He to General of Right and Lord of Fief and his was feared by Zhuge Liang and Shu.
In the year AD 231 when Liang was retreating from battle because of lack of supplies Zhang He forced Wei Yan to a flight and pursued them the way to Mu Men.
www.freeglossary.com /Zhang_He   (461 words)

 Yi Zhang, Ph.D.
Zhang has been probing the details of epigenetic modifications and their roles in fundamental biology and disease.
Zhang and his colleagues have built the foundation for understanding the interactions between the different types of markers that change DNA packaging in ways that silence or activate genes, such as the addition of small acetyl, methyl, phosphate, and ubiquitin molecules.
Zhang is also Professor in the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
www.hhmi.org /research/investigators/zhang_bio.html   (454 words)

 TIMEasia.com | She Makes Magic | 12/11/2000
Zhang Ziyi's playfulness is evident on the set of her new film Warrior, which is a relief, or possibly an inevitability, considering the conditions.
Impulsive, naughty, poised yet childlike, Zhang is the daughter of an economist father and a kindergarten teacher mother, and is a native Beijinger.
Rumors have circulated since the filming that she and Zhang Yimou were conjugating together, but they both refer to each other as "good friends." It's the Zhang Yimou factor that remains both her agony and ecstasy: hard as she tries to exuviate his influence, her contemporaries insist she's defined by it.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/2000/1211/zhang.ziyi.html   (2131 words)

 'I cannot make a film in Hollywood'
Zhang, 52, who upset the Chinese government with Red Sorghum and Raise The Red Lantern about a decade ago, seems to have become a favourite son with his last two films.
Zhang, a slightly built man with cropped hair, ponders over questions for several minutes before answering them in Mandarin.
Zhang had to decide whether the choice would end up in happiness or tragedy.
www.rediff.com /movies/2004/sep/13zhang.htm   (797 words)

 Zhang Yimou - Shanghai Triad
ZHANG Yimou was assigned to the Guanxi studio, which had been founded in 1974, towards the end of the Cultural Revolution.
ZHANG Yimou had long wanted to direct himself and was able to do so by transferring in 1985 from Guanxi studio to the X'ian studio, then run by the imaginative and entrepreneurial WU Tianming.
ZHANG Yimou followed up RED SORGHUM with a more conventional action picture, OPERATION COUGAR, depicting the hijacking of an airliner, but returned to form with JU DOU and RAISE THE RED LANTERN, both intense and beautifully shot period pieces that were nominated for Oscars as Best Foreign Language Film in 1990 and 1991.
www.sonypictures.com /classics/shanghai/crew/yimou.html   (1074 words)

 Zhang Guo-lao
This master told him that if he were to reveal Zhang's true identity he would fall dead to the ground.
Legend has it that Zhang owned a magical white donkey which was capable of travelling a thousand miles a day.
Zhang's symbol is a fish-drum, an instrument capable of raising a loud noise.
www.pantheon.org /articles/z/zhang_guo-lao.html   (251 words)

 Zhang He (Junyi) - San Guo Zhi (Records of the Three Kingdoms) Biography - English Translation
Zhang He styled Junyi was a man from He Jian Mo. During the end of the Han, help was needed to quell the Yellow Turbans.
The prefectures of Nan An, Tian Shui and An Ding revolted to Zhuge Liang.
Zhang He could recognize the situation and improvise; he was virtuous in his camps; understanding the nature of battle and knowledgeable in the terrains; able to come up with stratagems; Zhuge Liang and the others feared him.
www.kongming.net /novel/sgz/zhanghe.php   (2245 words)

 Zhong Gong :: Chinese guru Zhang sues opponents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Zhang, 50, of Pasadena, is the exiled founder of Zhong Gong, a Chinese spiritual wellness movement that once was reported to have as many as 38 million followers.
Zhang is using the lawsuits to divert attention from his own troubles and intimidate people who could oppose him, Lian said.
Zhang did not return calls for comment, but during his preliminary hearing in December he said that he had had 16 lawsuits filed against him since his arrest.
www.religionnewsblog.com /5649   (811 words)

 IU Feature: Going solo
Zhang will gladly lug his instrument and its 160-pound case to New York City for his debut there on May 18 at 8 p.m.
Zhang was one of four winners selected at the YCA Auditions from a pool of more than 300 other instrumentalists from 42 countries.
The YCA victory was a culmination of years of practice, said Zhang, who started playing the double bass at the age of nine and began studying at Beijing's Central Conservatory of Music at the age of 11.
newsinfo.iu.edu /news/page/normal/1444.html   (1377 words)

 Ziyi Zhang
Although Zhang was very successful with her dancing career, she changed her plans and decided to pursue acting.
She was cast in the film without knowing a word of English, and despite having taken English lessons, she speaks strictly Chinese in the film (with subtitles).
Zhang Ziyi co-starred with kung-fu superstar Jet Li for the Zhang Yimou.
www.personal.psu.edu /users/l/x/lxc911/zhangziyi.html   (509 words)

 NBCOlympics.com - Athletes - Zhang Hao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Zhang Dan and Zhang Hao first made an impact on the international figure skating scene at the Salt Lake Olympics, where their spectacular double twist in the short program made the audience gasp.
The Zhangs sometimes perform a quadruple twist lift, a move in which the man throws his partner into the air and then catches her by her torso after she's completed four revolutions.
The ISU ratified the feat and declared Zhang and Zhang as the first pair to have done the quad twist at a senior world championships (though Gordeyeva and Grinkov had actually done it at the 1987 World Championships).
www.nbcolympics.com /athletes/5074204/detail.html   (461 words)

 Zhang Yimou
Zhang was born in Xi’an in 1951 to parents of "bad" class background and reportedly sold his own blood to buy his first camera.
Zhang’s visual storytelling is evident in his early work as cinematographer.
According to the cinematographer’s notes by Zhang in the script, this moment is visualised as the final movement in a fl and white symphony, reaching personal enlightenment after the darkness of death, war and imprisonment.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/directors/02/zhang.html   (3634 words)

 Zhang Yimou
Zhang speaks too of his work with the actress Gong Li and of her roles in six of his films, most of which depict the role of a woman living in feudal patriarchal society.
Zhang was one of the 1982 Beijing Film Academy graduates-the so-called Fifth Generation of filmmakers, who were the first generation of Chinese directors trained after the Cultural Revolution.
Using his art as a means of exploring oppression and its devastation of human relationships, Zhang talks openly about the effects of mainland China's codes of censorship on his work.
www.upress.state.ms.us /catalog/spring2001/zhang_yimou_interviews.html   (381 words)

 Dynasty Warriors Character Guide > Profiles > Wei > Zhang He
Zhang He of Hejian was originally an officer under Yuan Shao, but he defected to Cao Cao's side before the battle of Guan Du.
During an archery contest, Zhang He proved his skill with the long bow by hitting the bull's eye of a target while riding a horse in the opposite direction.
Zhang He was killed in an arrow ambush while pursuing Wei Yan in the year 231.
www.yueying.net /dw/?page=profiles.wei.zhang_he   (188 words)

 Brand New Malaysian: Zhang He - The Chinese cultural ambassador   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the scale of number of souls these men commanded during their expeditions, Zhang He did indeed dwarf Magellan, whose 250 crew members and 5 ships were miniscule compared to the Chinese Admiral's 30,000 men and over 300 ships at its height.
Zhang He's was an unsurmountable naval force at his time with no known equal.
Irony abound, my maternal grandfather originated from the Malabar coast, quite near Calicut, where Zhang He was said to have visited in search of the famed Malabar fl pepper and port of call for Chinese trading ships, as documented by Moroccan traveller Ibn-Battuta.
www.brandmalaysia.com /movabletype/archives/2005/12/zhang_he_-_the.html   (954 words)

 The Scholars of Shen Zhou :: View topic - Zhang He...
He was defeated by Zhang Fei, when Zhang Fei used the ruse whereby he got drunk out in the open to lure Zhang He into battle...there's more where that came from.
Zhang He historically did once got beaten by Zhang Fei during the battle of HanZhong.
However, Zhang Fei and Wei Yan as I said were very good general of Shu, so there is no great shame in that.
www.the-scholars.com /viewtopic.php?t=263   (1062 words)

 Chinese Opera Mask, Zhang He
In the Battle at Guandu, Zhang He was active as one of Yuan Shao's commander.
Then after they failed to raid Cao Cao's camp, Zhang He together with Gao Lan, were forced to turn over to Cao Cao by Guo Tu, who feared that they would return and testify about his mistake.
Under Cao Cao, Zhang He led the way and made the first attack on Yuan Shao's camp and was victorious.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Opera/opera-04-05.html   (241 words)

 Zhang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Zhang, C. Medina-Bolivar, F., Buswell, S., and Cramer, C. Purification and stabilization of ricin B from tobacco hairy root culture medium by aqueous two phase extraction.
Zhang, C. and Glatz, C. Applicability of the stoichiometric displacement model to description of the retention behavior of charged-fusion proteins during fast protein liquid chromatography.
Lindsay, M., Gil, G. C., Cadiz, A., Velander, W. Zhang, C., and Van Cott, K. Purification of recombinant DNA-derived Factor IX produced in transgenic pig milk and fractionation of active and inactive subpopulations.
www.sbes.vt.edu /faculty/zhang.htm   (220 words)

 Sundance Interview: Zhang Yuan - Cinematical
Zhang Yuan: The world of children is a refraction of the adult world, which is the same everywhere.
Zhang Yuan: The question makes me think of two analogies: crossing the river by feeling the rocks, which means one has to fumble one’s ways across uncharted territories.
Zhang Yuan: The process of socialization of children at that particular age interests me. The rest of the story in the novel goes on to tell how he becomes an adult.
www.cinematical.com /2006/02/21/sundance-interview-zhang-yuan   (1129 words)

 Zhang He - Famous Ancient Chinese People - Chinese
Under Lord Cao Cao, Zhang He was appointed as Auxiliary General and titled Lord of a Capital Precinct.
Cao Pi promoted Zhang He to General of the Right and Lord of Fief and his ability was feared by Zhuge Liang and Shu.
In the year AD 231, when Zhuge Liang was retreating from battle because of a lack of supplies, Zhang He forced Wei Yan to a flight and pursued them all the way to Mu Men.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Zhang_He   (425 words)

 EastSouthWestNorth: The Case of Zhang Dejiang
Zhang was an alternate member of the 14th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 15th CPC Central Committee.
Zhang is currently a member of the Politburo of the 16th CPC Central Committee and secretary of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Party Committee.
Zhang Dejiang can break through the obstruction of the local and base-level interest groups and then implement his major policy adjustments remains to be seen.
www.zonaeuropa.com /20060114_1.htm   (4320 words)

 The following is a brief historic account of the Gao Yi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Zhang studied and practiced martial arts with Gao and others from 1921 until he left China for Taiwan in 1948.
The brothers studied with Zhang longer than most of his other students, when Zhang was still in his prime.
Zhang agreed and the Hong brothers spent the next ten years studying with Zhang.
www.gaostylebagua.com /lineage.htm   (1097 words)

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