Liu Song Dynasty
The Liu Song dynasty (simplified Chinese: 刘宋朝; traditional Chinese: 劉宋朝; pinyin: Liú Sòng Cháo; Wade-Giles: Liu Sung Ch'ao), also known as Former Song (前宋) (420-479 CE), was first of the f...
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Northern Wei
The Northern Wei (Chinese: 北魏; pinyin: Běi Wèi), also known as the Tuoba Wei (拓跋魏), Later Wei (後魏), or Yuan Wei (元魏), was a dynasty founded by the Tuoba clan of the Xianbei, which rul...
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Sixteen Kingdoms
The Sixteen Kingdoms, less commonly the Sixteen States, was a period in Chinese history from 304 to 439 AD in which the political order of northern China broke down into a series of short-lived sovere...
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Southern and Northern Dynasties
The Southern and Northern Dynasties (Chinese: 南北朝; pinyin: Nánběicháo) was a period in the history of China that lasted from 420 to 589. It is sometimes considered as the latter part of a long...
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Southern Qi
The Southern Qi (simplified Chinese: 南齐; traditional Chinese: 南齊; pinyin: Nán Qí) (479-502) was the second of the Southern dynasties in China, followed by the Liang Dynasty. During its 23...
Empress Liu (Huan Xuan)
Empress Liu (劉皇后, personal name unknown) was an empress of the short-lived Chinese state Chu. Her husband was Chu's only emperor, Huan Xuan (Emperor Wudao).She was the great-granddaughter of the Jin ...
Three Disasters of Wu
The Three Disasters of Wu (Chinese language: 三武之禍; pinyin sān wǔ zhī huò) were three major persecutions against Buddhism in Chinese history. They were named as such because the posthumous names or te...
Huan Wen's expeditions
Huan Wen's expeditions were a series of expeditions launched by the Jin dynasty general Huan Wen and aimed at attempting to reclaim China's territory north of the Huai. Due to the lack of support from...
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Book of Jin
The Book of Jin is an official Chinese historical text covering the history of the Jin dynasty from 265 to 420. It was compiled in 648 by a number of officials commissioned by the imperial court of th...
Murong Huang
Murong Huang (Chinese: 慕容皝; 297–348), courtesy name Yuanzhen (元真), formally Prince Wenming of (Former) Yan ((前)燕文明王) was a ruler of the Xianbei state Former Yan and the commonly recognized founder...
Book of Wei
The Book of Wei (simplified Chinese: 魏书; traditional Chinese: 魏書; pinyin: Wèi Shū) is a classic Chinese historical text compiled by Wei Shou from 551 to 554, and is an important text descr...
Wei–Jie war
The Wei–Jie war was a conflict in North China in 350. Following the fall of the ethnic-Jie Later Zhao regime in 350 by the Chinese state of Ran Wei, tensions were high. The Jie people, who had formed ...
Lelang Commandery
Lelang was one of the Chinese commanderies which was established after the fall of Wiman Joseon in 108 BC until Goguryeo conquered it in 313. Lelang Commandery was located in the northern Korean penin...
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In Search of the Supernatural
In Search of the Supernatural (Chinese: 搜神記; pinyin: Sōushénjì, literally "Records of Searching for Spirits") is a 4th-century CE Chinese compilation of legends, short stories and hearsay conc...
History of Southern Dynasties
The History of the Southern Dynasties (Chinese: 南史; pinyin: Nánshǐ) is one of the official Chinese historical works in the Twenty-Four Histories canon. It contain 80 volumes and covers the per...
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Empress Wang Xianyuan
Empress Wang Xianyuan (王憲嫄) (427 – October 9, 464), formally Empress Wenmu (文穆皇后, literally "the civil and solemn empress"), was an empress of the Chinese dynasty Liu Song. Her husband was Emperor Xi...
Yao Xing
Yao Xing (Chinese: 姚興; 366–416), courtesy name Zilüe (子略), formally Emperor Wenhuan of (Later) Qin ((後)秦文桓帝), was an emperor of the Chinese/Qiang state Later Qin. He was the son of the founding e...
Reign of Yuanjia
The reign of Yuanjia was a period in Chinese history under the Liu Song Dynasty which was comparatively wealthy and stable compared to previous and later periods. It occurred under the diligent Empero...
Princess Liang
Princess Liang (梁王后, personal name unknown) was a princess of the Chinese state Western Qin. Her husband was the final prince, Qifu Mumo.Very little is known about Princess Liang. Qifu Mumo created ...
The Northern Celestial Masters
The Northern Celestial Masters type of the Way of the Celestial Master (simplified Chinese: 天师道; traditional Chinese: 天師道; pinyin: Tiān Shī Dào) Daoist movement existed in the north of Chi...
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Songyue Pagoda
The Songyue Pagoda (Chinese: 嵩岳寺塔 sōng-yuè sì-tǎ), constructed in 523 AD, is located at the Songyue Monastery on Mount Song, in Henan province, China. Built during the Northern Wei Dynasty, this pagod...
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Second Chinese domination of Vietnam
The second Chinese domination marks a period when Vietnam fell into Chinese control for a second time, between the end of the Trưng Sisters and the start of the Anterior Lý Dynasty.
The Trung sist...
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Liu Chuyu
Liu Chuyu (劉楚玉) (died 465), often known by her title Princess Shanyin (山陰公主) (even though her title at death was the greater title of Princess Kuaiji (會稽公主)), was a princess of the Chinese dynasty Liu...