Zhou Dynasty
The Zhou dynasty (c. 1046 – 256 BC; Chinese: 周朝; pinyin: Zhōu Cháo; Wade–Giles: Chou Ch'ao [tʂóʊ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ]) was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preced...
Battle of Baideng
The Battle of Baideng (白登之戰) was a military conflict between Han China and the Xiongnu in 200 BC. Han Dynasty of China invaded the territory of the Xiongnu in 200 BC attempting to subjugate them. Howe...
Battle of Mobei
The Battle of Mobei (simplified Chinese: 漠北之战; traditional Chinese: 漠北之戰; pinyin: Mòbĕi zhī Zhàn; literally: "Battle of the Northern Desert") was a military campaign fought in the nort...
Battle of Mayi
The Battle of Mayi (馬邑之戰) was an abortive ambush operation by the Han Dynasty against the invading Xiongnu forces; casualties were minimal. It marked the end of de jure peace between the Han Dynasty a...
Battle of Yique
Battle of Yique (伊阙之战) 293 BC, fought by King Zhaoxiang of Qin against the alliance of Wei (魏) and Han (韩) at Yique (now as Longmen, city of Luoyang, Henan province). For background see Warring States...
Battle of Wei River
The Battle of Wei River (濰水之戰) was fought in 204 BC between the Han and a combined force of Qi and Western Chu. The famous general Han Xin led the Han force, while the Qi were led by Prince Tian Guan...
Battle of Julu
The Battle of Julu was fought in Julu (in present-day Xingtai, Hebei, China) in 207 BCE primarily between forces of the Qin dynasty and the insurgent state of Chu. The Qin commander was Zhang Han, whi...
Liang (realm)
Liang (Chinese: 梁) was a traditional Chinese fief centered on present-day Kaifeng. It was held by various powers over the course of Chinese history. It generally comprised modern Henan with a smal...
Battle of Changping
The Battle of Changping (長平之戰) or Great Battle of Changping (長平大戰) was a military campaign that took place during the Warring States period in China. It concluded in 260 BC with a decisive victory by ...
Battle of Lize
The Battle of Lize (笠泽之战)was fought between the states of Wu and Yue in the Warring States period of Chinese history. In 478 BC, Yue attacked Wu and defeated Wu's army.After this battle, Wu lost much ...
Battle of Gaixia
The Battle of Gaixia was fought in 202 BC during the Chu–Han Contention between the forces of Liu Bang and Xiang Yu. The battle concluded with victory for Liu Bang, who proclaimed himself Emperor of C...
Daze Village Uprising
The Dazexiang Uprising (simplified Chinese: 大泽乡起义; traditional Chinese: 大澤鄉起義; pinyin: Dàzéxiāng Qǐyì, July 209 BCE - December 209 BCE) was the first uprising against Qin rule following th...
Gonghe Regency
The Gonghe Regency (Chinese: 共和; pinyin: Gòng Hé) was an interregnum period in Chinese history from 841 to 828 BC, after King Li of Zhou was exiled by his nobles until the ascension of his son...