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...
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...
Lü Clan Disturbance
The Lü Clan Disturbance (Chinese: 呂氏之亂, 180 BCE) refers to a political upheaval after the death of Empress Lü Zhi of the Han dynasty, the aftermath of which saw her clan, the Lü, who were consort ...
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...
Chief Official of the Western Regions
The Chief Official of the Western Regions was a Chinese military official in charge of the Western Regions. Since the Eastern Han no longer maintained the post of Protector General, the duty was assum...
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
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:
Satavahana dynasty
The Sātavāhana Empire was a royal Indian dynasty based from Dharanikota and Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh as well as Junnar (Pune) and Prathisthan (Paithan) in Maharashtra. The territory of the empire ...
Satavahana dynasty - Wikipedia
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...
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...
Shivaskanda Satakarni
Shivaskanda Satakarni was one of the last rulers of the Satavahana dynasty in India. He succeeded Vashishtiputra Satakarni in 145 CE, but he was defeated twice in battle by his Western Satrap enemy Ru...
Shivaskanda Satakarni - Wikipedia
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
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...
Xiping Stone Classics
The Xiping Stone Classics (Chinese: 熹平石經) are a collection of Han dynasty stone carved books on various Confucian classics. They were set up at the Imperial Academy outside Luoyang in 175–183. ...
Xiping Stone Classics - Wikipedia
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
Book of the Later Han
The Book of the Later Han, also known as History of the Later Han or Hou Han Shu, is a Chinese court document covering the history of the Han dynasty from 6 to 189 CE. It was compiled by Fan Ye and ot...
Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King
113°15′22.15″E / 23.1403778°N 113.2561528°E / 23.1403778; 113.2561528The Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King (Chinese: 西汉南越王博物馆; pinyin: Xī Hàn Nányuè Wáng Bówù...
Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King - Wikipedia
Tuntian
The tuntian system was a state-promoted system of agriculture which originated in the Western Han dynasty. It was practised by the warlord Cao Cao in the late Eastern Han dynasty.
While the tuntia...