Ch'in dynasty


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Synonyms for Ch'in dynasty

the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall

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The colours chosen for the wardrobe in the Ch'in Dynasty are fascinating to me.
Ssu-ma Ch'ien aimed to integrate the histories of all China's earlier states and rulers with the steady and inexorable rise to power of the centralizing Ch'in dynasty (221-209 B.
According to Chinese legend, a tomb located near the town of Sian and belonging to the first emperor of the Ch'in dynasty (221-206 BC) had a door that could not be cut with iron swords because the door magnetically attracted the iron.
You'll no doubt visit communes, craft factories, and famous sightseeing spots such as the Ming Tombs near Peking and the 2,000-year-old terra cotta army of the Ch'in Dynasty outside Sian.
dissertation, published by Brill in 1938 as China's First Unifier: A Study of the Ch'in Dynasty as Seen in the Life of Li Ssu (280?
Born into an aristocratic family, he received a thorough classical education and succeeded his father as lord of Cheng'an; during the collapse of the Ch'in Dynasty, he commanded Chao forces against Kao-tsu, the founder of the Han dynasty (205); accompanied by the Chao king, he awaited the Han forces with a large army deployed across an easily defensible gorge; Han Hsin, commanding the inferior Han forces, sent his infantry to entice the Chao army to attack; meanwhile he himself led his cavalry over the mountains to attack the Chao encampment from the rear; the Chao army broke and fled, leaving both Ch'en and the Chao king to be captured and beheaded.
Sources: Bodde, Derk, China's First Unifier: A Study of the Ch'in Dynasty as Seen in the Life of Li Ssu (280?