Yellow Turban Rebellion
The Yellow Turban Rebellion, also translated as the Yellow Scarves Rebellion, was a peasant revolt in China against the Han dynasty. The uprising broke out in the year 184 during the reign of Emperor...
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Heishan bandits
The Heishan bandits or Black Mountain bandits (Chinese: 黑山賊; pinyin: Hēishān zéi) was a bandit confederacy in the Taihang Mountain range during the later years of the Eastern Han Dynasty in Ch...
First Chinese domination of Vietnam
The first Chinese domination is a period in Vietnamese history during which Vietnam was under Chinese rule from the north. It is the first of four periods of Chinese domination of Vietnam, the first t...
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
Lülin
Lülin (Chinese: 綠林; pinyin: Lǜlín) refers, as an umbrella term, to one of the two major agrarian rebellion movements against Wang Mang's short-lived Xin dynasty in the modern southern Henan an...
Han campaigns against Minyue
The Han campaigns against Minyue were three Han Dynasty military campaigns dispatched against the Minyue state. The first campaign was in response to Minyue's invasion of Eastern Ou in 138 BC. In...
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War of the Heavenly Horses
The Emperor Wu of Han received reports of the tall and powerful horses ("heavenly horses") in the possession of the Dayuan, which were of capital importance to fight the nomad Xiongnu. The refusal of ...
Chimei
The Red Eyebrows or Chimei (Chinese: 赤眉; pinyin: Chìméi) was one of the two major agrarian rebellion movements against Wang Mang's short-lived Xin dynasty, the other being Lülin. It was so nam...
Rebellion of the Seven States
The Rebellion of the Seven States or Revolt of the Seven Kingdoms (simplified Chinese: 七国之乱; traditional Chinese: 七國之亂) took place in 154 BC against China's Han Dynasty to resist the emperor's...
Gojoseon–Han War
The Gojoseon–Han War was a campaign launched by the Han empire against Wiman Joseon of the Gojoseon kingdom between 109 and 108 BC. It resulted in the fall of Gojoseon.
Since the time that Wiman t...
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Han–Nanyue War
The Han–Nanyue War was a military conflict between the Han empire and Nanyue kingdom. During the reign of Emperor Wu, the Han forces launched a punitive campaign towards Nanyue and conquered it in 111...
Han–Nanyue War - Wikipedia
Trưng Sisters
The Trưng sisters (c. 12 – c. AD 43) were Vietnamese military leaders who ruled for three years after rebelling against Chinese rule in 40 AD, and are regarded as national heroines of Vietnam. Their n...
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Liang Province Rebellion
The Liang Province Rebellion of 184 to 189 started as an insurrection of the Qiang peoples against the Han dynasty in the western province of Liang (Liangzhou, 涼州, more-or-less today's Wuwei, in Gansu...
Second Chinese domination of Vietnam
The second Chinese domination marks a period when Vietnam fell into Chinese control for a second time, between the end of the Trưng Sisters and the start of the Anterior Lý Dynasty.
The Trung sist...
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White Wave Bandits
White Wave Bandits came from a branch of the Yellow Turbans that rose up in Baibo Gorge (lit. White Wave Gorge) circa 188 in China. After the Yellow Turban Rebellion lost momentum, the gang controllin...
Way of the Five Pecks of Rice
The Way of the Five Pecks of Rice (Chinese: 五斗米道; pinyin: Wǔ Dǒu Mǐ Dào) or the Way of the Celestial Master, commonly abbreviated to simply The Celestial Masters, was a Chinese Taoist movemen...
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