2000 Year Old Ancient Tombs Discovered In Eastern China
Chinese archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of the most complete Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 25 A.D.) cemetery. The Haihunhou cemetery is located a kilometer from the nearest village i...
Song Dynasty
The Song dynasty came to power in China in 960 AD after a period of turmoil and civil wars in China. Emperor Taizu of Song led numerous military campaigns to...
Ming Dynasty
The Ming Dynasty was the last Han Chinese dynasty of Imperial China. The Ming, under the first Emperor Hongwu, came to power with the decline and fall of the...
Tang Dynasty
A Fascinating Photo Documentary about the Tang Dynasty (18 June 618--4 June 907)
Tang Dynasty - Video
From Wikipedia, The Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng Cháo; Middle Chinese: dhɑng[1]) (18 June 618--4 June 907) was an imperial dynasty of China preced...
Ancient Chinese states
Ancient Chinese States (simplified Chinese: 诸侯; traditional Chinese: 諸侯; pinyin: Zhūhóu) were typified by variously sized city states and territories that existed in China prior to its uni...
Kashgar
Kashgar (known in Chinese as Kashi) is an oasis city with an approximate population of 350,000. It is the westernmost city in China, located near the border with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Kashgar has...
Kashgar - Wikipedia
Manchukuo
Manchukuo (traditional Chinese: 滿洲國; simplified Chinese: 满洲国; pinyin: Mǎnzhōuguó; Japanese: 滿洲国; literally: "State of Manchuria") was a puppet state in Northeas...
Manchukuo - Wikipedia
Mengjiang
Mengjiang (Mengkiang; Chinese: 蒙疆; pinyin: Měngjiāng; Wade–Giles: Meng-chiang; Hepburn: Mōkyō), also known in English as Mongol Border Land, was an autonomous area in Inner Mongolia, exist...
Mengjiang - Wikipedia
Tocharians
The Tocharians or Tokharians (/təˈkɛəriənz/ or /təˈkɑriənz/) were inhabitants of medieval oasis city-states on the northern edge of the Tarim Basin (modern Xinjiang, China). The Tocharian languages (...
Tocharians - Wikipedia
Karasahr
Yanqi (Chinese: 焉耆; pinyin: Yānqí; Wade–Giles Yen-ch’i; Sanskrit अग्निदेश Agnideśa), or Karasahr (also Karashar, meaning 'black city' in Uyghur languages), is an ancient town on the Silk Road ...
Karasahr - Wikipedia
2000 Year Old Ancient Tombs Discovered In Eastern China
Chinese archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of the most complete Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 25 A.D.) cemetery. The Haihunhou cemetery is located a kilometer from the nearest village i...
Jin (Five Dynasties)
Jin (晉國) was a state of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period. Its rulers Li Keyong and Li Keyong's son Li Cunxu, of Shatuo extraction, claimed to be rightful subjects of the defunct Tan...
Daxia
Daxia, Ta-Hsia, or Ta-Hia (Chinese: 大夏; Pinyin: Dàxià) is the name given in antiquity by the Han Chinese to the territory of Bactria in what is now northern Afghanistan, and parts of southern Tajikist...
Daxia - Wikipedia
Huan Xuan
Huan Xuan (桓玄) (369–404), courtesy name Jingdao (敬道), nickname Lingbao (靈寶), formally Emperor Wudao of Chu (楚武悼帝), was a Jin Dynasty (265-420) warlord who briefly took over the imperial throne from Em...
Kiautschou Bay concession
The Kiautschou Bay concession was a German leased territory in Imperial China which existed from 1898 to 1914. Covering an area of 552 km (213 sq mi), it was located around Jiaozhou Bay...
Kiautschou Bay concession - Wikipedia
Empress Dong (Ran Min)
Empress Dong (董皇后, personal name unknown) was the only empress of the short-lived Chinese state Ran Wei. Her husband was its only emperor, Ran Min. When he proclaimed the new state in 350 after over...
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 ...
Fusang
Fusang (Chinese: 扶桑) refers to several different entities in ancient Chinese literature, often either a mythological tree or a mysterious land to the East. In the Classic of Mountains and Seas, a...
Fusang - Wikipedia
Wu-speaking peoples
The Wu-speaking Chinese (Chinese: 江南人; pinyin: Jiāngnán rén), also known as Wuyue people (simplified Chinese: 吴越人; traditional Chinese: 吳越人; pinyin: Wúyuè rén; Shanghainese: [ɦuɦyɪ...
Wu-speaking peoples - Wikipedia
Tongwancheng
108°51′46″E / 37.997515°N 108.862839°E / 37.997515; 108.862839Tongwancheng (Chinese: 統萬城; pinyin: Tǒngwànchéng) was the capital city of the Southern Xiongnu, the only ...
Keriya Town
81°36′E / 36.883°N 81.600°E / 36.883; 81.600Keriya Town or Mugala Town is a town in Keriya (Yutian) County, Xinjiang, China, on the old Southern Silk Road. As the commercial a...