Cao Cao
Cao Cao ([tsʰɑ̌ʊ tsʰɑ́ʊ]; 155 – 15 March 220), courtesy name Mengde, was an emperor, warlord and the penultimate Chancellor of the Eastern Han dynasty who rose to great power in the final years o...
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Cao (Chinese surname)
Cao is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname 曹 (Cáo).It was listed 26th among the Song-era Hundred Family Surnames.
Cao is romanized as Ts'ao in Wade-Giles, although the needed apostrophe...
History of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE), founded by the peasant rebel leader Liu Bang (known posthumously as Emperor Gaozu), was the second imperial dynasty of China. It followed the Qin dynasty (221–...
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Campaign against Dong Zhuo
The Campaign against Dong Zhuo was a punitive expedition initiated by a coalition of regional officials and warlords against the warlord Dong Zhuo in 190 in the late Eastern Han dynasty. The members o...
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List of fictitious stories in Romance of the Three Kingdoms
The following is a chronologically arranged list of fictitious stories in Romance of the Three Kingdoms (Sanguo Yanyi), one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. Although the novel...
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Government of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD) of ancient China was the second imperial dynasty of China, following the Qin dynasty (221–206 BC). It was divided into the periods of Former Han (202 BC &...
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Oath of the Peach Garden
The Oath of the Peach Garden is a fictional event in the historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong. This event is set at the end of the Eastern Han dynasty around the time of the...
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Zhuge Liang's Southern Campaign
Zhuge Liang's Southern Campaign, also known as the War of Pacification in Nanzhong, was a military campaign led by Shu Han chancellor Zhuge Liang to suppress opposing forces in the south in 225 during...
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Heishan bandits
The Heishan bandits or Black Mountain bandits (Chinese: 黑山賊; pinyin: Hēishān zéi) was a bandit confederacy in the Taihang Mountain range during the later years of the Eastern Han Dynasty in Ch...
Disasters of Partisan Prohibitions
The Disasters of the Partisan Prohibitions (黨錮之禍) refers to two incidents in which a number of Confucian scholars who served as officials in the Han imperial government and opposed to powerful eunuchs...
Battle of Wei River
The Battle of Wei River (濰水之戰) was fought in 204 BC between the Han and a combined force of Qi and Western Chu. The famous general Han Xin led the Han force, while the Qi were led by Prince Tian Guan...
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Economy of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD) of ancient China experienced contrasting periods of economic prosperity and decline. It is normally divided into three periods: Northern Han (206 BC – 9 AD)...
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Battle of Bowang
The Battle of Bowang, also known as the Battle of Bowang Slope, was a battle fought between the warlords Cao Cao and Liu Bei in 202 in the late Eastern Han dynasty.
Liu Bei originally sought refug...
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Battle of Changban
The Battle of Changban was a battle fought between the warlords Cao Cao and Liu Bei in 208 in the late Eastern Han dynasty. The battle took place at Changban (south of present-day Duodao District, Jin...
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Ten Attendants
The Ten Attendants (also known as the Ten Eunuchs) (Traditional Chinese: 十常侍, pinyin: shí chángshì) were a group of eunuchs from the Eunuch Faction of the Han Imperial Court in China. They wielded str...
Sino-Indian relations
China–India relations, also called Sino-Indian relations or Indo-China relations, refers to the bilateral relationship between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of India. Historica...
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Guan Yu
Guan Yu (died 220), courtesy name Yunchang, was a general serving under the warlord Liu Bei in the late Eastern Han dynasty. He played a significant role in the civil war that led to the collapse of t...
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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...
Lü Meng's invasion of Jing Province
Lü Meng's invasion of Jing Province was fought between the warlords Sun Quan and Liu Bei in 219 in the late Eastern Han dynasty. Sun Quan's forces, led by Lü Meng, invaded Liu Bei's territory of Jing ...
Yellow Turban Rebellion
The Yellow Turban Rebellion, also translated as the Yellow Scarves Rebellion, was a peasant revolt in China against the Han dynasty. The uprising broke out in the year 184 during the reign of Emperor...
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End of the Han Dynasty
The end of the Han dynasty refers to the period from 189 to 220, which roughly coincides with the reign of the Han dynasty's last ruler, Emperor Xian. During this period, the Han empire's institutions...
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Battle of Tong Pass (211)
The Battle of Tong Pass, also known as the Battle of Weinan, was fought between the warlord Cao Cao and a coalition of forces from Guanxi (west of Hangu Pass) from March to September 211 in the late E...
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Battle of Xingyang (190)
The Battle of Xingyang was a battle fought in 190 in the late Eastern Han dynasty as part of the campaign against Dong Zhuo. It took place when Dong Zhuo's retreating forces, led by Xu Rong, encounte...
Battle of Jiameng Pass
The Battle of Jiameng Pass is a fictional battle described in Luo Guanzhong's historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. The battle was fought between the warlords Liu Bei and Zhang Lu in 214 dur...
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Battle of Hulao Pass
The Battle of Hulao Pass is a fictional battle described in the historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong. The battle was fought between Dong Zhuo and a coalition of regional war...
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Liu Bei's takeover of Yi Province
Liu Bei's takeover of Yi Province was a military campaign by the warlord Liu Bei in taking control of Yi Province (covering present-day Sichuan and Chongqing) from its Governor, Liu Zhang. The campaig...
Battle of Boma
The Battle of Boma or Battle of Baima was the first of a series of battles that led to the decisive Battle of Guandu between the warlords Yuan Shao and Cao Cao in northern China in the late Eastern Ha...
Empty Fort Strategy
The Empty Fort Strategy is the 32nd of the Chinese Thirty-Six Stratagems. The strategy involves using reverse psychology (and luck) to deceive the enemy into thinking that an empty location is full of...
Battle of Sishui Pass
The Battle of Sishui Pass is a fictional battle described in Luo Guanzhong's historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. The battle was fought between the forces of Dong Zhuo and a coalition of re...
End of Han Dynasty
The end of the Han dynasty refers to the period from 189 to 220, which roughly coincides with the reign of the Han dynasty's last ruler, Emperor Xian. During this period, the Han empire's institutions...
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