2000 Year Old Ancient Tombs Discovered In Eastern China
Chinese archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of the most complete Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 25 A.D.) cemetery. The Haihunhou cemetery is located a kilometer from the nearest village i...
2000 Year Old Ancient Tombs Discovered In Eastern China
Chinese archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of the most complete Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 25 A.D.) cemetery. The Haihunhou cemetery is located a kilometer from the nearest village i...
Huyan
The Huyan (Chinese: 呼衍、呼延; Wade–Giles: Huyen; Mongolian:Khiyad) was a noble house that led the last remnants of the Northern Xiongnu, to Dzungaria during the 2nd century, after the Battle of ...
Protectorate of the Western Regions
The Protectorate of the Western Regions was a regional government established by the Han dynasty to manage and to control the Western Regions, roughly today's Xinjiang (excluding Dzungaria).During the...
Chu Gong
Chu Gong (?-?) was a Grand Administrator of Nan Yang during the later years of Han dynasty period of China. Chu Gong got defeated and killed by a high-ranking officer of the Yellow Turbans, Zhang Manc...
Three Ducal Ministers
The Three Ducal Ministers (Chinese: 三公; pinyin: Sāngōng), also translated as the Three Dukes, Three Excellencies, or the Three Lords, was the collective name for the three highest officials in...
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum
The Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum (Chinese: 李鄭屋古墓; Jyutping: lei5 zeng6 nguk1 gu2 mou6) is composed of a brick tomb ( E.Han or slightly later) and an exhibition hall adjacent to it. It is locat...
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum - Wikipedia
King of Liang
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...
Luandi
The Luandi (simplified Chinese: 挛鞮; traditional Chinese: 攣鞮; pinyin: Luándī; Wade–Giles: Luant'i; alternatively written as Xuliandi simplified Chinese: 虚连题; traditional Chinese:...
Luandi - Wikipedia
Resurgence of Guangwu
The Resurgence of Guangwu refers to the period of peace in China that followed the restoration of the Han dynasty after the Guangwu Emperor. It is used interchangeably with the rule of Ming and Zhang....
Daifang Commandery
Daifang Commandery was one of the remnants of the Four Commanderies of Han China in the former Gojoseon territories.
Gongsun Kang, a warlord in Liaodong, separated the southern half from the Lelan...
Prince of Zhao
Prince of Zhao or King of Zhao (Chinese: 趙王) may refer to:
Disasters of Partisan Prohibitions
The Disasters of the Partisan Prohibitions (黨錮之禍) refers to two incidents in which a number of Confucian scholars who served as officials in the Han imperial government and opposed to powerful eunuchs...
History of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE), founded by the peasant rebel leader Liu Bang (known posthumously as Emperor Gaozu), was the second imperial dynasty of China. It followed the Qin dynasty (221–...
History of the Han Dynasty - Wikipedia
Southward expansion of the Han Dynasty
The southward expansion of the Han dynasty comprises a series of military campaigns and expeditions in what is now modern South China and Northern Vietnam. Military expansion to the south began under ...
Southward expansion of the Han Dynasty - Wikipedia
Discourses on Salt and Iron
The Discourses on Salt and Iron (Chinese: 鹽鐵論; pinyin: Yán Tiě Lùn) was a debate held at the imperial court in 81 BCE on state policy during the Han dynasty in China. The previous emperor, Emp...
Filial mourning (China)
Filial mourning (simplified Chinese: 丁忧; traditional Chinese: 丁憂; pinyin: dīngyōu) refers to a bureaucratic norm, practiced since the Han dynasty, whereby officials of the imperial governm...
Chinese magic mirror
A Chinese magic mirror is an ancient art that can be traced back to the Chinese Han dynasty (206 BC – 24 AD). The mirrors were made out of solid bronze. The front is a shiny polished surface and could...
Xuantu Commandery
Xuantu Commandery (Chinese:玄菟郡) was a commandery (administrative district) established beyond the far eastern pale (遼東) of Han China. It was one of Four Commanderies of Han, established in 107 BCE, af...
Rule of Wen and Jing
The Rule of Wen and Jing (文景之治, pinyin: Wén Jǐng Zhī Zhì) (180 BC-141 BC) refers to the reigns of Emperor Wen of Han and his son Emperor Jing of Han, a period known for the benevolence and thriftiness...
Prince of Qi
Prince or King of Qi (Chinese: 齊王) may refer to:
Prince of Qi - Wikipedia
Prince of Yan
Prince or King of Yan (both 燕王, Yànwáng, in Chinese) was a Chinese feudal title referring to the ancient Chinese State of Yan and to fiefs including its former capital of Yanjing (located within moder...
Eighteen Kingdoms
The Eighteen Kingdoms (十八国) refers to the eighteen feudal states created by Xiang Yu in China in 206 BCE, after the collapse of the Qin dynasty. The details of the feudal division are as follows:The E...
Eighteen Kingdoms - Wikipedia
Hill censer
The hill censer or boshanlu (博山爐 "universal mountain censer" or boshan xianglu 博山香爐) is a type of censer, a vessel used for burning incense. It was commonly used during the Han dynasty (206 BC – 220 A...
Prince of Chu
Prince of Chu (Chinese: 楚王) may refer to:
Four Commanderies of Han
The Four Commanderies of Han (漢四郡, 한사군) are Lelang, Lintun, Xuantu and Zhenfan commanderies in northern Korean Peninsula and part of the Liaodong Peninsula. set up by Emperor Wu of the Han dynasty in ...
Four Commanderies of Han - Wikipedia