Qin Dynasty
The Qin dynasty (Chinese: 秦朝; pinyin: Qín Cháo; [tɕʰǐn tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]) was the first imperial dynasty of China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC. The dynasty was formed after the conquest of s...
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Qin (state)
Qin (Chinese: 秦,  *Dzin,  Qín; also 秦國  秦国, Qínguó) was an ancient Chinese state during the Zhou dynasty. It took its origin in a reconquest of western lands previously lost t...
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Qin's wars of unification
Qin's wars of unification were a series of military campaigns launched in the late 3rd century BC by the Qin state against the other six major states — Han, Zhao, Yan, Wei, Chu and Qi — within the ter...
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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Xianyang
Xianyang (simplified Chinese: 咸阳; traditional Chinese: 咸陽; pinyin: Xiányáng; [ɕjɛ̌n.jɑ̌ŋ]) was the capital of China in the Qin dynasty. It is a prefecture in modern-day Shaanxi province,...
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Qin Shi Huang
Qin Shi Huang (260–210 BC), personal name Ying Zheng, was the King of the state of Qin (r. 246–221 BC) who conquered all other Warring States and united China in 221 BC. Rather than maintain the title...
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Zhengguo Canal
The Zhengguo Canal, Zhengguoqu or Chengkuo Canal (simplified Chinese: 郑国渠; traditional Chinese: 鄭國渠; pinyin: Zhèng Guó Qú), named after its designer, Zheng Guo, is a large canal located in...
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Kingdom of Qi
King of Qi was the title used by several rebellion leaders during the collapse of Qin dynasty. They were descendants of the old Warring State Qi royal family. The kingdom was roughly the current Shand...
Zang Tu
Zang Tu (died 202 BC) was a Chinese warlord who lived in the late Qin Dynasty and the early Han Dynasty.
Zang Tu was originally a military general serving under Han Guang, the king of the Yan stat...
Zhang Liang (Western Han)
Zhang Liang (c. 3rd century BC – 186 BC), courtesy name Zifang, was a strategist and statesman in the early Western Han dynasty. He is also known as one of the "Three Heroes of the early Han dynasty" ...
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Qin Wuyang
Qin Wuyang(秦舞陽) was a young man who followed Jing Ke when the latter went on the mission to assassinate Ying Zheng, the king of Qin. Both Jing and Qin were first disguised as envoys from Yan and were ...
Battle of Julu
The Battle of Julu was fought in Julu (in present-day Xingtai, Hebei, China) in 207 BCE primarily between forces of the Qin dynasty and the insurgent state of Chu. The Qin commander was Zhang Han, whi...
Zhuang Jia (rebel)
Zhuang Jia (Chinese: 莊賈, 庄贾, Zhuāng Jiǎ) was a 3rd-century BC Chinese rebel involved in the Dazexiang Uprising against the Qin dynasty. A charioteer, he assassinated the uprising's leader, Chen Shen...
He Shi Bi
The He Shi Bi (Chinese: 和氏璧; pinyin: Hé Shì Bì; literally: "Jade disc of He") is a piece of jade which plays an important part in many historical stories in Ancient China. Found in the Sta...
Xu Fu
Xu Fu (Hsu Fu; Chinese: 徐福 or 徐巿; pinyin: Xú Fú; Wade–Giles: Hsu Fu; Korean: 서복, Seo Bok; Japanese: 徐福 Jofuku or 徐巿 Jofutsu) was born in 255 BC in Qi, an ancient Chinese state, and served ...
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The First Emperor
The First Emperor is an opera in two acts with a libretto written in English by Tan Dun and Ha Jin, and music by Tan Dun. The opera received its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera at the Lincoln Cent...
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Zheng Guo
Zheng Guo or Cheng Kuo (鄭國) was a hydraulic engineer from the ancient Chinese kingdom of Han who designed the Zhengguo Canal in the kingdom of Qin during the Warring States period. The canal remains t...
Changwu County
Changwu County is a county of Xianyang, Shaanxi, China. It has 6 villages and 5 townships.
Shusun Tong
Shusun Tong 叔孫通 (died ca 188 BCE) was an official and ritual specialist at Qin and W.Han courts. He is known for organization of the first court worship for the Emperor Gaozu of Han (202 BCE), as well...
Three Qins
The Three Qins (Chinese: 三秦; pinyin: Sān Qín) refer to three of the Eighteen Kingdoms, formed from the division of the empire after the collapse of the Qin dynasty in 206 BC. The three kingdom...
Battle of Changping
The Battle of Changping (長平之戰) or Great Battle of Changping (長平大戰) was a military campaign that took place during the Warring States period in China. It concluded in 260 BC with a decisive victory by ...
Prince of Qin
Prince of Qin or King of Qin may refer to:
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...
Gao Jianli
Gao Jianli (Chinese: 高漸離) was a citizen of Yan, a Chinese state during the Warring States period, and a player of the zhu (a stringed musical instrument played with a thin stick). After Jing Ke was ki...
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...
Da Liang Zao
Da Liang Zao (大良造), the highest rank of Qin's bureaucracy, had supreme political and military power (equivalent to Prime Minister). It's a title of nobility as well. Also known as Da Shang Zao (大上造). ...