Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors
The Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors were a group of mythological rulers and deities from ancient China during the period circa 2852 BC to 2070 BC, today considered culture heroes. According to rece...
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Fu Xi
Fu Xi (Chinese: 伏羲), also romanized as Fu-hsi, is a culture hero in Chinese legend and mythology, credited (along with his sister Nü Wa) with creating humanity and the invention of hunting, fishi...
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Shennong
Shennong, also known as the Emperor of the Five Grains (Wǔgǔxiāndì), was a legendary ruler of China and cultural hero. Shennong has times been counted amongst the Three Sovereigns (also known as "Thre...
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Yellow Emperor
The Yellow Emperor or Huangdi, formerly romanized as Huang-ti and Hwang-ti, is one of the legendary Chinese sovereigns and culture heroes included among the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors. Traditi...
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Xia Dynasty
The Xia dynasty (Chinese: 夏朝; pinyin: Xià Cháo; Wade–Giles: Hsia-Ch'ao; [ɕiâ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]; c. 2070 – c. 1600 BC) is the first dynasty in China to be described in ancient historical chronicles ...
Great Flood (China)
The Great Flood of China (Chinese: 大洪水; pinyin: Dà Hóngshuǐ, or just traditional Chinese: 洪水), also known as the Gun-Yu myth) was a major flood event that continued for at least two generati...
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Yu the Great
Yu the Great (Chinese: 大禹; pinyin: Dà Yǔ, c. 2200 – 2100 BC) was a legendary ruler in ancient China famed for his introduction of flood control, inaugurating dynastic rule in China by founding...
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Battle of Banquan
The Battle of Banquan (simplified Chinese: 阪泉之战; traditional Chinese: 阪泉之戰; pinyin: Bǎn Quán Zhī Zhàn) is the first battle in Chinese history as recorded by Sima Qian's Records of the Gran...
Gun (Chinese)
Gun (simplified Chinese: 鲧; traditional Chinese: 鯀; pinyin: gǔn; Wade–Giles: Khun; Jyutping: Gwan2) was a figure in Chinese mythology, sometimes noted as the father of Yu the Great...
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Chinese emperors family tree (ancient)
This is a family tree of Chinese kings before the establishment of the title emperor (皇帝) by Shi Huangdi.
The legendary Five Emperors were traditionally regarded as the founders of the Chinese sta...
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Mausoleum of the Yellow Emperor
The Mausoleum of Yellow Emperor (simplified Chinese: 黄帝陵; traditional Chinese: 黃帝陵; pinyin: Huángdì Líng) is the burial site of the Chinese legendary Yellow Emperor, located in Huangling C...
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Xia Shang Zhou Chronology Project
The Xia–Shang–Zhou Chronology Project (Chinese: 夏商周断代工程; pinyin: Xià Shāng Zhōu Duàndài Gōngchéng) was a multi-disciplinary project commissioned by the People's Republic of China in 1996 to de...
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Battle of Zhuolu
The Battle of Zhuolu (simplified Chinese: 涿鹿之战; traditional Chinese: 涿鹿之戰) was the second battle in the history of China as recorded in the Records of the Grand Historian, fought between the ...