Jin Dynasty (265-420)
The Jin dynasty (simplified Chinese: 晋朝; traditional Chinese: 晉朝; pinyin: Jìn Cháo; Wade–Giles: Chin⁴-ch'ao², [tɕîn tʂʰɑ̌ʊ];), was a dynasty in Chinese history, lasting bet...
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History of the Jin Dynasty (265-420)
The Jin dynasty (265–420) was one of China's most crucial dynasties. Following the devastation of the Three Kingdoms period, the Jin reunified China and fostered a brief period of prosperity between 2...
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Battle of Fei River
The Battle of Fei River or “Feishui” (simplified Chinese: 淝水之战; traditional Chinese: 淝水之戰; pinyin: Féishŭi zhī zhàn) was a battle in 383, where Fu Jiān (Chinese: 苻堅) of the Di Former Q...
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War of the Eight Princes
The War of the Eight Princes, Rebellion of the Eight Kings or Rebellion of the Eight Princes (simplified Chinese: 八王之乱; traditional Chinese: 八王之亂; pinyin: bā wáng zhī luàn; Wade–Giles:...
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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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Emperor Huai of Jin
Emperor Huai of Jin (simplified Chinese: 晋怀帝; traditional Chinese: 晉懷帝; pinyin: Jìn Huái Dì; Wade–Giles: Chin Huai-ti; 284 – March 14, 313), personal name Sima Chi (司馬熾), courtesy name...
Liu Ling
Liu Ling (Chinese: 劉伶), born 221 and died 300 C.E., was a Chinese poet and scholar. Little information survives about his family background, though he is described in historical sources as short ...
Wang Jun (Three Kingdoms)
Wang Jun (206–286), courtesy name Shizhi (士治), was a military general who lived in the late Three Kingdoms period and early Western Jin Dynasty. He was appointed Imperial Protector of Yi Province and ...
Murong Jun
Murong Jun (Chinese: 慕容儁; 319–360), courtesy name Xuanying (宣英), formally Emperor Jingzhao of (Former) Yan ((前)燕景昭帝), was an emperor of Former Yan. He was the state's second ruler, but after firs...
Faxian
Faxian (337 – c. 422 CE) was a Chinese Buddhist monk who travelled by foot all the way from China to India, visiting many sacred Buddhist sites in what are now Xinjiang, China, Pakistan, India, Nepal,...
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Wei-Xianbei war
The Wei-Xianbei war was a conflict in North China in 352 CE that brought about the downfall of Ran Wei and the end of a brief period of native rule in North China.
In 350 CE, Ran Min restored nati...
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Sima Jiong
Sima Jiong (司馬冏) (died 302), courtesy name Jingzhi (景治), formally Prince Wumin of Qi (齊武閔王), was an Jin Dynasty (265-420) imperial prince who briefly served as Emperor Hui's regent after overthrowing ...
Shi Hu
Shi Hu (Chinese: 石虎; 295–349), courtesy name Jilong (季龍), formally Emperor Wu of (Later) Zhao ((後)趙武帝), was an emperor of the Chinese/Jie state Later Zhao. He was the founding emperor Shi Le's di...
Zhang Chonghua
Zhang Chonghua (Chinese: 張重華; 327–353), courtesy name Tailin (泰臨), formally Duke Jinglie of Xiping (西平敬烈公, posthumous name given by the Jin dynasty) or Duke Huan of Xiping (西平桓公, posthumous name u...
Du Yu
Du Yu (Chinese: 杜預; pinyin: Dù Yù) (222–285), courtesy name Yuankai (元凱), was a military general of Cao Wei during the late Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history and a Confucian philosopher...
Liu Shan
Liu Shan (207–271), courtesy name Gongsi, was the second and last emperor of the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period. As he ascended the throne at the age of 16, Liu Shan was entrusted t...
Yao Chang
Yao Chang (Chinese: 姚萇; 331–394), courtesy name Jingmao (景茂), formally Emperor Wuzhao of (Later) Qin ((後)秦武昭帝), was the founding emperor of the Chinese/Qiang state Later Qin. His father Yao Yizhon...
Empress Sima Maoying
Empress Sima Maoying (司馬茂英) (393?–439) was a princess of Jin Dynasty (265–420) (with the title Princess Haiyan (海鹽公主)) and an empress of the Liu Song Dynasty. Her father was Emperor Gong of Jin, and ...
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Emperor Min of Jin
Emperor Min of Jin (simplified Chinese: 晋愍帝; traditional Chinese: 晉愍帝; pinyin: Jìn Mǐn Dì; Wade–Giles: Chin Min-ti; 300 – February 7, 318), personal name Sima Ye (司馬鄴 or 司馬業), courtesy...
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Yin Hao
Yin Hao (殷浩) (died 356), courtesy name Shenyuan (深源), was a Jin Dynasty (265-420) politician.Yin Hao was from an aristocratic family, and when he was young, he became known for intelligence and metaph...
Sima You
Sima You (248–283), courtesy name Taiyou (大猷), was the second son of the Cao Wei regent Sima Zhao during the Three Kingdoms period. Sima You became the heir to his uncle, Sima Shi, who at the time was...
Po-Srimitra
Po-Śrīmitra (Chinese 帛尸梨蜜多羅) was a Kuchean prince and Buddhist monk who travelled to south China from 307-312, translating three Buddhist texts.
Guo Pu
Guo Pu (Chinese: 郭璞; Wade–Giles: Kuo P'u; AD 276–324), courtesy name Jingchun (景纯), was a Chinese writer and scholar of the Eastern Jin period, and is best known as one of China's foremo...
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Sima Liang
Sima Liang (司馬亮) (died 291), courtesy name Ziyi (子翼), formally Prince Wencheng of Ru'nan (汝南文成王), was briefly a regent during the reign of Emperor Hui during Jin Dynasty (265-420). He was the first o...
Tuoba Yilu
Tuoba Yilu (Chinese: 拓跋猗盧; pinyin: Tuòbá Yīlú; died 316) was the chieftain of the western Tuoba territory from 295 to 307, supreme chieftain of the Tuoba from 307 to 316, Duke of Dai from 310 ...
Empress Yang Xianrong
Empress Yang Xianrong (羊獻容) (died 322), formally (as honored by Han Zhao) Empress Xianwen (獻文皇后, literally "the wise and civil empress") was an empress -- uniquely in the history of China, for two di...
Fu Xuan
Fu Xuan (pinyin; 傅玄; Fu Hsüan, Wade-Giles; 217–278) was a politician, scholar, writer, and poet during the period from the Cao Wei to Western Jin Dynasty and was one of the most prolific authors of fu...