Sui Dynasty
The Sui dynasty (581–618 AD) was a short-lived Imperial Chinese dynasty. Preceded by the Southern and Northern Dynasties, it unified China for the first time after over a century of north-sou...
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Great Wall of China - Building the Great Wall
The thousands of kilometers of Ming Dynasty walls are the expression of a self-sufficient culture. Building the Great Wall : SUN MAY 4 9P et/pt : http://chan...
Great Wall of China
The thousands of kilometers of Ming Dynasty walls are the expression of a self-sufficient culture. Building the Great Wall : SUN MAY 4 9P et/pt : http://chan...
Emperor Wen of Sui
Emperor Wen of Sui (隋文帝; 21 July 541 – 13 August 604), personal name Yang Jian (楊堅), Xianbei name Puliuru Jian (普六茹堅), nickname Naluoyan (那羅延), was the founder and first emperor of China's Sui Dynasty...
Emperor Yang of Sui
Emperor Yang of Sui (隋煬帝, 569 – April 11, 618), personal name Yang Guang (楊廣), alternative name Ying (英), nickname Amo (阿摩), known as Emperor Ming (明帝) during the brief reign of his grandson Yang Tong...
Three Departments and Six Ministries
The Three Departments and Six Ministries system (Chinese: 三省六部; pinyin: Sānshěng Liùbù) was the main central administrative structure adopted in China during its imperial period. While its sep...
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders o...
Great Wall of China - Wikipedia
Grand Canal (China)
The Grand Canal (also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the longest canal or artificial river in the world and a famous tourist destination. Starting at Beij...
Grand Canal (China) - Wikipedia
Goguryeo-Sui Wars
The Goguryeo–Sui War were a series of campaigns launched by the Sui dynasty of China against Goguryeo between AD 598 and AD 614. It resulted in the defeat of Sui and was a factor in the Tang dynasty o...
Consort Chen (Wen)
Consort Chen (577 - 605), born Princess Ningyuan (寧遠公主) was a daughter of Emperor Xuan of Chen and imperial concubine to Emperor Wen of Sui, founder of the Sui Dynasty.
The future Consort Chen was...
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Wu Sangui
Wu Sangui (Chinese: 吳三桂; pinyin: Wú Sānguì; Wade–Giles: Wu San-kuei; courtesy name Changbai (長白) or Changbo (長伯); 1612 – October 2, 1678) was a Chinese military general who was instr...
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Nine-rank system
The nine rank system, or much less commonly nine grade controller system, was a civil service nomination system during the Three Kingdoms and the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. Chen Qun, a ...
Zhu Can
Zhu Can (朱粲) (died 621) was an agrarian rebel leader during the disintegration of the Chinese dynasty Sui Dynasty. He was particularly noted for his cruelty and his penchant for favoring cannibalism,...
Yang Liang
Yang Liang (楊諒) -- courtesy name Dezhang (德章), alternative name Jie (傑), nickname Yiqian (益錢) -- was an imperial prince of the Chinese dynasty Sui Dynasty. He was a son of Emperor Wen and his wife Em...
Emperor Gaozu of Tang
Emperor Gaozu of Tang (566 – 25 June 635), born Li Yuan (李淵), courtesy name Shude (叔德), was the founder of the Tang Dynasty of China, and the first emperor of this dynasty from 618 to 626. Under the S...
Xiao Xian
Xiao Xian (蕭銑) (583–621) was a descendant of the imperial house of the Chinese dynasty Liang Dynasty, who rose against the rule of Sui Dynasty toward the end of the rule of Emperor Yang of Sui. He tr...
Great Wall of China hoax
The Great Wall of China hoax was a faked story, published in United States newspapers on June 25, 1899, about bids by American businesses to demolish the Great Wall of China and construct a road in it...
Great Wall of China hoax - Wikipedia