Wei dynasty


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any of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556

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This dynasty was followed by two periods that are known for their sculpture production: the Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550 AD) and the Northern Qi dynasty (550-577 AD).
Also included are four Chinese Buddhist sculptures, including a standing Maitreya, or Buddha of the Future, datable to the Northern Wei dynasty (386-534).
when the Xianbei people founded the Northern Wei dynasty (386-534).
The Xianbei conquered vast areas of western China and northern and central Asia, and their Northern Wei dynasty established garrisons to govern such outlying territories.
In the Wei dynasty (220-264 AD) of the period known as the Three Kingdoms, tea was made into a cake, dried, pulverized, and then boiled before being consumed.
The pagoda, originally from Shuozhou city and built in 466 AD during the Northern Wei Dynasty, is the oldest to originate in China.
The four pieces are by Cao Cao (155-220), who was the most powerful man in China at the time; his son Cao Pi (187-226), who was Cao Cao's heir apparent and who ultimately accepted the abdication of the last Han emperor and founded the Wei dynasty (220-265); Cao Zhi (192-241), Cao Pi's younger brother and one of the most famous poets in Chinese history; and Wang Can (177-217), another famous poet associated with the Cao family.
The mirrors are similar to those unearthed in Korea, which was then the front line of the Wei dynasty, Nishikawa said.
56b: "After the death of Cao Cao in AD 220, his son Cao Pi put an end to Han rule and proclaimed himself emperor of the new Cao Wei dynasty.
In part two, Orzech discusses the origins of the Scripture for Humane Kings, making a convincing argument that it was in fact not originally translated from Sanskrit, but composed in Chinese during the fifth century with a clear political motive of securing Buddhism's place in the then anti-Buddhist political arena of the Northern (T'o-p a) Wei dynasty (386-534).