Han dynasty

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imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy


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4 (1996): 44-59; Anthony Barbieri-Low, "Carving Out a Living: Stone-Monument Artisans during the Eastern Han Dynasty," in Recarving China's Past: Art, Archaeology, and Architecture of the "Wu Family Shrines, " ed.
As the study shows, it is the hidden theme of traveling (either for separation or for reunion) that encompasses the two units of the architectural complex and underlies a more dynamic aspect of Chinese tombs in the Eastern Han dynasty.
During the Eastern Han dynasty, the number of horses one could deploy in front of one's chariot depended on one's social status: the more horses, the higher one's status.
These artefacts span the period from the late Western Han Dynasty to the late Eastern Han Dynasty (30 BC-AD 220), and were found at Hepu in large and medium-sized tombs belonging to a wealthy class of individuals including officials and merchants.
After Emperor Wu installed commanderies in southern China (111 BC) the practice of collecting pearls in Hepu began, and during the Eastern Han Dynasty the Hepu pearl industry reached its peak.
Guangxi Hepu Jiuzhiling donghanmu [The Eastern Han Dynasty Hepu Jiuzhiling tomb in Guangxi].
In the Eastern Han dynasty, during the first and second centuries AD, tea had become a commodity beverage and had begun to become known outside the Chinese empire.
Fate of the Dragon is set in the confusion following the collapse of the Eastern Han Dynasty.
3) Construction joint venture during the Eastern Han Dynasty
Betwixt and between: depictions of Immortals in Eastern Han Dynasty reliefs.
Perhaps his most intriguing conclusion is that while the titles of independent Xiongnu shanyus (also written chanyu) were taken or bestowed at the time of enthronement, those of the shanyus of the Southern Xiongnu, who were politically linked to China, were posthumous titles influenced by the imperial traditions of the Eastern Han dynasty.
When Emperor Guangwu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] founded the Eastern Han dynasty, he revived and endorsed the Shi, Meng, Liangqiu, and Jing Fang [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] schools, creating an "Erudite" position for a notable scholar from each in order to preserve their traditions.
Qing scholars pointed out that in early versions of the History of the Eastern Han Dynasty the master's personal name appeared as chang [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], without the radical; later versions took to writing the name chang [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], as it appeared in the History of the Sui Dynasty.
From 59 BC to AD 9 Han China ruled the Tarim Basin (Yu 1995: 411; Posch 1998: 356-7) and was to revive its influence between AD 91 and 123, when the Eastern Han dynasty was at its zenith (Posch 1998: 357).
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