Ancient China
Written records of the history of China can be found from as early as 1200 BC under the Shang dynasty (c. 1700–1046 BC). Ancient historical texts such as the Records of the Grand Historian (ca. 100 BC...
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Remains of Ancient Extraterrestrial Laboratory Discovered in China
Thirteen years ago, a group of Chinese researchers located and explored an ancient structure so unusual that an extraterrestrial hypothesis was promptly taken into consideration.
Ancient Tattooed Aryan Mummies of Asia
Central Asian Caucasoids, tall people with red or blond hair and light eyes, had long been the subject of ancient Chinese legend. Then, in the early 20th century, archeologists digging in the Tarim Ba...
Xia Dynasty
The Xia dynasty (Chinese: 夏朝; pinyin: Xià Cháo; Wade–Giles: Hsia-Ch'ao; [ɕiâ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]; c. 2070 – c. 1600 BC) is the first dynasty in China to be described in ancient historical chronicles ...
Shang Dynasty
The Shang dynasty (Chinese: 商朝; pinyin: Shāng cháo) or Yin dynasty (Chinese: 殷代; pinyin: Yīn dài), according to traditional historiography, ruled in the Yellow River valley in the sec...
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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...
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Iron Age China
The Iron Age in China began in 600 BC and is taken to last until the rise of the Qin Dynasty in the 3rd century BC, ushering in the Early Imperial period. This corresponds to the Spring and Autumn and...
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Spring and Autumn Period
The Spring and Autumn period (simplified Chinese: 春秋时代; traditional Chinese: 春秋時代; pinyin: Chūnqiū Shídài) was a period in Chinese history from approximately 771 to 476 BC (or according to...
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Warring States Period
The Warring States period (simplified Chinese: 战国时代; traditional Chinese: 戰國時代; pinyin: Zhànguó Shídài) is a period in ancient China following the Spring and Autumn period and concluding w...
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Jiaozhou (region)
Jiaozhou (Chinese: 交州, Vietnamese: Giao Châu) is an ancient Chinese region. The region's boundaries have changed over time, but it has generally included modern North Vietnam and parts of Guan...
Juggling in ancient China
Although juggling in its western form involving props such as balls, rings, and clubs is rarely performed in modern China, at certain periods in Chinese history it was much more popular. In fact, some...
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Stone Cattle Road
The Stone Cattle Road (Chinese: 石牛道; pinyin: Shíniú Dào) was an ancient Chinese road over the Qinling Mountains used by the state of Qin to conquer the Sichuan in 316 BC.
The story goes th...
Battle of Muye
The Battle of Muye (also known as the Battle of Mu; Chinese: 牧野之戰; pinyin: Mùyě zhī zhàn) was fought in circa 1046 BCE in China. The battle led to the end of the Shang dynasty, and the beginni...
Zhuxian
Zhūxiān (Chinese: 朱仙) is a town located to the southwest of the city of Kaifeng in eastern Henan province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Kaifeng County.Along with F...
Hou (title)
Hou (Chinese: 后; pinyin: Hòu) is a tile for ancient Chinese ruler, which may equivalent to King/Queen or Emperor/Empress. The Chinese character Hou(后) is an ideogrammic compounds, in oracle bo...
Yangzhou (ancient China)
Yangzhou or Yang Province was one of the Nine Provinces of ancient China mentioned in historical texts such as the Tribute of Yu, Erya and Rites of Zhou.
There are four different theories regardin...
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Battle of Mingtiao
The Battle of Mingtiao was a legendary battle between the Xia dynasty and the Shang dynasty, resulting in a Shang victory which created the circumstances for the elevation of the Duke of Shang to the ...
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Chunwei
Chunwei (Chinese: 淳維) is an ethnonym for the most ancient nomadic tribes that invaded China during legendary times. A Chinese Classical scholar and the first President of the Imperial Nanking Univ...