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...
Song Dynasty
The Song dynasty came to power in China in 960 AD after a period of turmoil and civil wars in China. Emperor Taizu of Song led numerous military campaigns to...
Ming Dynasty
The Ming Dynasty was the last Han Chinese dynasty of Imperial China. The Ming, under the first Emperor Hongwu, came to power with the decline and fall of the...
Tang Dynasty
A Fascinating Photo Documentary about the Tang Dynasty (18 June 618--4 June 907)
Tang Dynasty - Video
From Wikipedia, The Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng Cháo; Middle Chinese: dhɑng[1]) (18 June 618--4 June 907) was an imperial dynasty of China preced...
Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms
Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms (simplified Chinese: 五代十国; traditional Chinese: 五代十國; pinyin: Wǔdài Shíguó) was an era of political upheaval in China from 907–960/979 AD, between the fall ...
Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (simplified Chinese: 汉朝; traditional Chinese: 漢朝; pinyin: Hàn Cháo; Wade–Giles: Han Ch'ao; [xân tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯], 206 BC – 220 AD) was the second imperial dynasty of C...
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Jin Dynasty (1115–1234)
The Jin dynasty (Jurchen: Anchun Gurun; Chinese: 金朝; pinyin: Jīn Cháo; Wade–Giles: Chin dynasty, [tɕín tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]); Manchu: Aisin Gurun; Khitan language: Nik, Niku; Mongolian: Alta...
Jin Dynasty (1115–1234) - Wikipedia
Liao Dynasty
The Liao dynasty (Khitan: Mos Jælud; Mongolian: Ляо Улс/Lyao Uls; simplified Chinese: 辽朝; traditional Chinese: 遼朝; pinyin: Liáo Cháo), officially the Great Liao (simplified Chinese&#...
Liao Dynasty - Wikipedia
Ming Dynasty
The Ming dynasty, also Empire of the Great Ming, was the ruling dynasty of China for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty. The Ming, described by som...
Ming Dynasty - Wikipedia
Qin Dynasty
The Qin dynasty (Chinese: 秦朝; pinyin: Qín Cháo; [tɕʰǐn tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]) was the first imperial dynasty of China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC. The dynasty was formed after the conquest of s...
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Qing Dynasty
The Qing dynasty (Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: Qīng Cháo; Wade–Giles: Ch'ing Ch'ao; [tɕʰíŋ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]), also Empire of the Great Qing, Great Qing or Manchu dynasty, was the last imperial dynas...
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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...
Shang Dynasty - Wikipedia
Sixteen Kingdoms
The Sixteen Kingdoms, less commonly the Sixteen States, was a period in Chinese history from 304 to 439 AD in which the political order of northern China broke down into a series of short-lived sovere...
Sixteen Kingdoms - Wikipedia
Song Dynasty
The Song dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝; pinyin: Sòng Cháo; Wade-Giles: Sung Ch'ao; Cantonese Jyutping: sung3 ciu4; [sʊ̂ŋ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]) was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until...
Song Dynasty - Wikipedia
Southern and Northern Dynasties
The Southern and Northern Dynasties (Chinese: 南北朝; pinyin: Nánběicháo) was a period in the history of China that lasted from 420 to 589. It is sometimes considered as the latter part of a long...
Southern and Northern Dynasties - Wikipedia
Sui Dynasty
The Sui dynasty (581–618 AD) was a short-lived Imperial Chinese dynasty. Preceded by the Southern and Northern Dynasties, it unified China for the first time after over a century of north-sou...
Tang Dynasty
The Tang dynasty (T'ang Dynasty) (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng cháo; [tʰɑ̌ŋ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ]; Middle Chinese: Dâng) (618–907 AD) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and foll...
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Three Kingdoms
The Three Kingdoms (CE 220–280), a tripartite between the states of Wei (魏), Shu (蜀), and Wu (吳), followed the loss of the de facto power of the Han dynasty in China, ushering in the start of the Peri...
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Western Xia
The Western Xia (traditional Chinese: 西夏; pinyin: Xī Xià; Wade–Giles : Hsi Hsia), also known as the Tangut Empire and to the Tangut people and the Tibetans as Minyak, was ...
Western Xia - Wikipedia
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 ...
Yuan Dynasty
The Yuan (/juːˈɑːn/) dynasty (Mongolian script: ᠶᠡᠬᠡ ᠦᠨ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ, Mongolian Cyrillic: Их Юань Улс; Chinese: 元朝; pinyin: Yuán Cháo), officially the Great Yuan (Chinese: 大元; pinyin:...
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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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...
Guiyi Circuit
The Guiyi Circuit, or Guiyi Army (歸義軍 Guīyìjūn) was a regional government from the Tang Dynasty to the Northern Song Dynasty. The Zhang family controlled the Guiyi Circuit until the early 10th century...
Guiyi Circuit - Wikipedia
Later Zhao
The Later Zhao (simplified Chinese: 后赵; traditional Chinese: 後趙; pinyin: Hòuzhào; 319-351) was a state of the Sixteen Kingdoms during the Jin Dynasty (265-420) in China. It was founded by ...
Mongol conquest of Western Xia
The Mongol conquest of Western Xia was a series of conflicts between the Mongol Empire and the Western Xia dynasty, also known as Xi-Xia, the Tangut Empire, or Minya. Hoping to gain both plunder and a...
Mongol conquest of Western Xia - Wikipedia