Battle of Mobei
The Battle of Mobei (simplified Chinese: 漠北之战; traditional Chinese: 漠北之戰; pinyin: Mòbĕi zhī Zhàn; literally: "Battle of the Northern Desert") was a military campaign fought in the nort...
Battle of Mayi
The Battle of Mayi (馬邑之戰) was an abortive ambush operation by the Han Dynasty against the invading Xiongnu forces; casualties were minimal. It marked the end of de jure peace between the Han Dynasty a...
Rule of Wen and Jing
The Rule of Wen and Jing (文景之治, pinyin: Wén Jǐng Zhī Zhì) (180 BC-141 BC) refers to the reigns of Emperor Wen of Han and his son Emperor Jing of Han, a period known for the benevolence and thriftiness...
Zhao Xin
Zhao Xin (simplified Chinese: 赵信; traditional Chinese: 趙信; pinyin: Zhào Xìn; Wade–Giles: Chao Hsin), was originally a marquis of Xiongnu heritage, who previously surrendered to the Han...
Sino-Xiongnu War
The Han–Xiongnu War, also known as the Sino-Xiongnu War, was a series of military battles fought between the Chinese Han empire and the Xiongnu confederated state from 133 BC to 89 AD. Under Emperor W...
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Lu Bode
Lu Bode (Chinese: 路博德,  Lù Bódé; fl. 119–109 BCE), formerly romanized as Lu Po-te, was a military leader during the Western Han period of Chinese history.Lu was from Pingzhou (平州) in th...
War of the Heavenly Horses
The Emperor Wu of Han received reports of the tall and powerful horses ("heavenly horses") in the possession of the Dayuan, which were of capital importance to fight the nomad Xiongnu. The refusal of ...
Han campaigns against Minyue
The Han campaigns against Minyue were three Han Dynasty military campaigns dispatched against the Minyue state. The first campaign was in response to Minyue's invasion of Eastern Ou in 138 BC. In...
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Battle of Baideng
The Battle of Baideng (白登之戰) was a military conflict between Han China and the Xiongnu in 200 BC. Han Dynasty of China invaded the territory of the Xiongnu in 200 BC attempting to subjugate them. Howe...
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Rebellion of the Seven States
The Rebellion of the Seven States or Revolt of the Seven Kingdoms (simplified Chinese: 七国之乱; traditional Chinese: 七國之亂) took place in 154 BC against China's Han Dynasty to resist the emperor's...
Battle of Loulan
The Battle of Loulan (樓蘭之戰) in 108 BC marks the earliest Chinese military venture into Central Asia, after a conflict of the Han Dynasty with Loulan and Jushi and a switch of allegiance to the Xiongnu...
Shuofang
Shuofang (Chinese: 朔方) was an ancient Chinese commandery, situated in the Hetao region in modern-day Inner Mongolia near Baotou. First founded by Emperor Wu of Han in the wake of the successful re...