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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Emperor Cheng of Jin
Emperor Cheng of Jin (Chinese: 晉成帝; pinyin: Jìn Chéng Dì; Wade–Giles: Chin Ch'eng-ti; 321 – 26 July 342), personal name Sima Yan (司馬衍), courtesy name Shigen (世根), was an emperor of the Eas...
Fan Ye (historian)
Fan Ye (398–445), courtesy name Weizong (蔚宗), was a historian and politician of the Liu Song dynasty during the Southern and Northern dynasties period. He was the compiler of the historical text Book ...
Empress Dowager Xiao Wenshou
'Empress Dowager Xiao Wenshou Geysnja Ksujua Eqfarin Uninhn Xeade (蕭文壽) (343–423), formally Empress Xiaoyi (孝懿皇后, literally "the filial and benevolent empress") was an empress dowager of the Chinese d...
Zhang Mao
Zhang Mao (Chinese: 張茂; 277–324), courtesy name Chengxun (成遜), formally Prince Chenglie of (Former) Liang ((前)涼成烈王) (posthumous name given by Han Zhao) or Duke Cheng of Xiping (西平成公) (posthumous n...
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...
Sima Bao
Sima Bao (司馬保) (294–320), courtesy name Jingdu (景度), posthumous name Prince Yuan (元王), was a Jin Dynasty (265-420) imperial prince who briefly contended for the position of emperor after Emperor Min w...
Empress Wang Shen'ai
Empress Wang Shen'ai (王神愛) (384–412), formally Empress Anxi (安僖皇后, literally "the peaceful and careful empress") was an empress of Jin Dynasty (265–420). Her husband was the developmentally disabled ...
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...
Consort Chen Guinü
Consort Chen Guinü (陳歸女) (died 390), formally Empress Dowager Ande (安德太后, formally "the peaceful and virtuous empress dowager") was an imperial consort during the Chinese Jin Dynasty (265-420). She ...
Zhang Xuanjing
Zhang Xuanjing (張玄靚 or 張玄靖) (350–363), courtesy name Yuan'an (元安), formally Duke Jingdao of Xiping (西平敬悼公, posthumous name given by Jin Dynasty (265-420)) or Duke Chong of Xiping (西平沖公, posthumous nam...
Murong Hui
Murong Hui (慕容廆), (269—333) Xianbei chief and Duke Xiang of Liaodong, posthumously honored as Prince Wuxuan of Yan.Murong Hui had initially been a Xianbei chief who fought Jin forces during the late r...
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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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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...
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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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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