Han poetry
Han poetry types or styles of poetry resulted in significant poems which are known today and which had their origin most particularly associated with the Han dynasty era of China, 206 BC – 220 AD, inc...
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Chuci
The Chu Ci (Chinese: 楚辭; Wade–Giles: Ch'u Tz'u (also known as Verses of Chu, Songs of Chu or Songs of the South) is an anthology of Chinese poetry traditionally attributed mainly to Qu Yuan an...
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Gan Ji
Gan Ji (died 200) was a Taoist priest who lived during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history.According to the Book of Later Han, during the reign of the Emperor Shun of Han (125 – 144),...
Shusun Tong
Shusun Tong 叔孫通 (died ca 188 BCE) was an official and ritual specialist at Qin and W.Han courts. He is known for organization of the first court worship for the Emperor Gaozu of Han (202 BCE), as well...
Shijing
The Classic of Poetry, also Shijing or Shih-ching, translated variously as the Book of Songs, Book of Odes, or simply known as the Odes or Poetry (Chinese: 詩; pinyin: Shī) is the oldest existi...
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Yiwu Zhi
The Yiwu Zhi (Chinese: 异物志; literally: "Record of Foreign Matters"), also known as the Jiaozhou Yiwu Zhi (交州异物志), Nanyi Yiwu Zhi (南裔异物志), Jiaozhi Yiwu Zhi (交趾异物志) and Yangyilang Zhushu (杨议郎著书)...
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Book of Han
The Book of Han or History of the Former Han (Chinese: 漢書; pinyin: Hàn shū) is a history of China finished in AD 111, covering the Western, or Former Han dynasty from the first emperor in 206 ...
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History of fu poetry
The History of fu poetry covers the beginnings of the Chinese literary genre of fu. The term fu describes literary works which have certain characteristics of their own. English lacks an equivalent na...
History of fu poetry - Wikipedia
Ying Shao
Ying Shao (t. 應劭/s. 应劭, 140-206 CE), also called Ling Shao, style name Zhongyuan (仲瑗), was a Chinese writer and historian of the late Eastern Han period (25–220 CE), an author of the famous work Fengs...
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Three Strategies of Huang Shigong
The Three Strategies of Huang Shigong (simplified Chinese: 黄石公三略; traditional Chinese: 黃石公三略; pinyin: Huáng Shígōng Sān Lüè) is a text on military strategy that was historically associate...
Records of the Grand Historian
The Records of the Grand Historian (Chinese: Tàishǐgōng shū 太史公書), now known as the Shǐjì 史記 – (Scribe's records), is a monumental history of ancient China and the world finished around 109 BC b...
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Yuefu
Yuefu (simplified Chinese: 乐府; traditional Chinese: 樂府; pinyin: yuèfǔ) are Chinese poems composed in a folk song style. The term originally literally meant "Music Bureau", a reference to ...
Kong Anguo
Kong Anguo (Chinese: 孔安國; Wade–Giles: K'ung An-kuo; ca. 156 – ca. 74 BC), courtesy name Ziguo (子國), was a Confucian scholar and government official of the Western Han dynasty of ancient China....
Music Bureau
The Music Bureau (Traditional Chinese: 樂府; Simplified Chinese: 乐府; Hanyu Pinyin: yuèfǔ, and sometimes known as the "Imperial Music Bureau") served in the capacity of an organ of various imperial gover...
Dai Sheng
Dai Sheng (simplified Chinese: 戴圣; traditional Chinese: 戴聖; pinyin: Dài Shèng), also known as Xiao Dai, (Chinese: 小戴; literally: "Little Dai"), birth and death unknown, was the Sch...
Fu (poetry)
Fu (Chinese: 賦), variously translated as rhapsody or poetic exposition, is a form of Chinese rhymed prose that was the dominant literary form during the Han dynasty. Fu are intermediary pieces be...
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Yi Ji
Yi Ji (birth and death dates unknown), courtesy name Jibo, was an official serving in the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period. He previously served under the warlord Liu Biao in the late...
Nineteen Old Poems
Nineteen Old Poems (simplified Chinese: 古诗十九首; traditional Chinese: 古詩十九首; pinyin: Gǔshī Shíjiǔ Shǒu), also known as Ku-shih shih-chiu shih is an anthology of Chinese poems, consisting of ...
The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art
The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art (simplified Chinese: 九章算术; traditional Chinese: 九章算術; pinyin: Jiǔzhāng Suànshù) is a Chinese mathematics book, composed by several generations of ...
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Xu Shen
Xǔ Shèn (traditional Chinese: 許慎; simplified Chinese: 许慎; pinyin: Xǔ Shèn; Wade–Giles: Hsü Shen; c. 58 – c. 147 CE) was a Chinese philologist of the Han Dynasty. He was the author...
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Huainanzi
The Huáinánzǐ (Chinese: 淮南子; Wade–Giles: Huai-nan Tzu; literally: "The Masters/Philosophers of Huainan") is a 2nd-century BCE Chinese philosophical classic from the Han dynasty that blends...
Biographies of Exemplary Women
The Biographies of Exemplary Women (Chinese: 列女傳; pinyin: Liènǚ Zhuàn) is a book compiled by the Han Dynasty scholar Liu Xiang circa 18 BC. It includes 125 biographical accounts of exemplary ...
Biographies of Exemplary Women - Wikipedia
Chao Cuo
Chao Cuo (simplified Chinese: 晁错; traditional Chinese: 晁錯, ca. 200–154 BC) was a Chinese political advisor and official of the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD), renowned for his intel...
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Chronicles of Huayang
The Chronicles of Huayang or Huayang Guo Zhi is the oldest extant gazetteer of a region of China. It was compiled by Chang Qu during the Jin Dynasty. It contains roughly 110,000 characters. Its conten...
Book on Numbers and Computation
The Suàn shù shū (筭數書), or the Writings on Reckoning (also as Book on Numbers and Computation), is one of the earliest known Chinese mathematical treatises. It was written during the early Western Han...
Return to the Field
Return to the Field (歸田賦) is a literary work written in the Chinese style known as a rhapsody, or fu style: it is by Zhang Heng (AD 78–139), an official, inventor, mathematician, and astronomer ...
Dai De
Dai De (Chinese: 戴德; pinyin: Dài Dé), also known as Da Dai, (Chinese: 大戴; literally: "Big Dai"), birth and death unknown, was a Confucian scholar of the Former Han Dynasty. He was acti...