Han dynasty

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Synonyms for Han dynasty

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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In the book of Tong Dian ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), a general dictionary of ancient laws and regulations compiled by the Tang Dynasty scholar Du You [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (735-812), after citing the record of "prohibit migrating the buried and marrying the dead" in the book of Zhou Li, the editor referred to the Eastern Han Dynasty scholar Zheng Zhong's [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] annotation as saying: "marrying the dead person, it's what we call 'qu hui [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]' today.
Cao Cao was the final chancellor of the Eastern Han dynasty, who went on to form his own state during the political turmoil of the Three Kingdoms period.
The plainer one probably came from an Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 CE) burial, where it would have been placed on the tongue of the deceased.
The 200 exhibits include this chariot with mounted guards, Eastern Han dynasty, second century.
From the time of the Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 A.
Fate of the Dragon is set in the confusion following the collapse of the Eastern Han Dynasty.
15, features antiquities from the East and the West, like a statue of an Eastern Han dynasty tomb-guardian deity holding snakes and a statue of a young Hercules strangling snakes, both from the 2nd century AD.
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.
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.
3) Construction joint venture during the Eastern Han Dynasty
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.
The catalogue itself contains photos of numerous outstanding works of art that have largely escaped the attention of Western audiences, including a striking statue of an immortal from the Eastern Han dynasty (p.
The political and social exigencies of the decaying Eastern Han dynasty were antithetical to the correspondence of names to actualities.
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