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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i) The tomb inscription of a Northern Wei dynasty lady named He Chouren, of Tuoba Xianbei ancestry.
19) His grandfather, however, had been punished for committing some infraction with exile to a garrison at the top of the great northward loop of the Yellow River, on the north-central frontier of what was then the Northern Wei dynasty.
Both Wei Shu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], which is a history book of the Northern Wei Dynasty written by the Northern Qi writer Wei Shou [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (507-572), and the Northern History [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], which is a history book of all the Northern Dynasties written by a Tang Dynasty (618-907) historian Li Yanshou [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (year of birth and death unknown), have the records of a case of netherworld marriage which involves a princess of the Northern Wei and a young son of a minister.
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).
While it is not known where the mirror was originally found, some experts say it may be one of 100 bronze mirrors given to Japan by the Wei Dynasty when Queen Himiko of Japan's Yamatai Kingdom sent her first delegation to China in 239, four years after the mirror was made.
The more than 2,000 grottoes, located in Henan Province, contain about 110,000 Buddhist sculptures over a period of 400 years from the late period of the Northern Wei Dynasty to the Tang Dynasty (493-907).
Also included are four Chinese Buddhist sculptures, including a standing Maitreya, or Buddha of the Future, datable to the Northern Wei dynasty (386-534).
Pub Caret>erings of the Wei dynasty court (220-265/266) or severe punishment.
when the Xianbei people founded the Northern Wei dynasty (386-534).
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.
iii) A governor Huangfu Lin of the Tuoba Wei dynasty (p.
In the 4th century, non-Chinese north-Asian people known as the Xianbei seized control of northern China, establishing the Northern Wei dynasty (386-534) and promoting Buddhism as their official religion.
The mirrors are similar to those unearthed in Korea, which was then the front line of the Wei dynasty, Nishikawa said.
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.