Yellow Turban Rebellion
The Yellow Turban Rebellion, also translated as the Yellow Scarves Rebellion, was a peasant revolt in China against the Han dynasty. The uprising broke out in the year 184 during the reign of Emperor...
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History of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE), founded by the peasant rebel leader Liu Bang (known posthumously as Emperor Gaozu), was the second imperial dynasty of China. It followed the Qin dynasty (221–...
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Society and culture of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE) was a period of ancient China divided by the Western Han (206 BCE – 9 CE) and Eastern Han (25–220 CE) periods, when the capital cities were located...
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Second Chinese domination (History of Vietnam)
The second Chinese domination marks a period when Vietnam fell into Chinese control for a second time, between the end of the Trưng Sisters and the start of the Anterior Lý Dynasty.
The Trung sist...
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Han Xian (Han Dynasty)
Han Xian (died 197) was the leader of the White Wave Bandits during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history. He was a close friend of cavalry commander Yang Feng. When Li Jue and Guo Si held Em...
Zhang Mancheng
Zhang Mancheng (died 184) was a Yellow Turban rebel general during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history. He killed Chu Gong, the prefect of Nanyang, and occupied the city. He was slain by Qi...
Eighteen Kingdoms
The Eighteen Kingdoms (十八国) refers to the eighteen feudal states created by Xiang Yu in China in 206 BCE, after the collapse of the Qin dynasty. The details of the feudal division are as follows:The E...
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Zhang Jue
Zhang Jue (died 184) was the leader of the Yellow Turban Rebellion during the late Eastern Han dynasty. He was said to be a follower of Taoism and a sorcerer. His name is sometimes read as Zhang Jiao,...
Government of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD) of ancient China was the second imperial dynasty of China, following the Qin dynasty (221–206 BC). It was divided into the periods of Former Han (202 BC &...
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Zhang Bao (Yellow Turban)
Zhang Bao (died 184) was a Yellow Turban rebel leader during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history. He was a younger brother of Zhang Jiao and older brother of Zhang Liang, the other two key ...
Sino-Indian relations
China–India relations, also called Sino-Indian relations or Indo-China relations, refers to the bilateral relationship between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of India. Historica...
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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...
Bo Cai (rebel)
Bo Cai (died 184) was a Yellow Turban rebel general during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history. During the early stages of the rebellion, Bo defeated imperial forces led by Zhu Jun. During ...
Rule of Ming and Zhang
The Rule of Ming and Zhang (明章之治) refers to the reigns of Emperor Ming (r. 58-75) and Emperor Zhang (r. 75-88) of the Eastern Han dynasty, which was considered the golden age of that dynasty. Both Em...
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He Man (rebel)
He Man was a Yellow Turban rebel general during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history.After the decline of the Yellow Turban Rebellion, He Man's men, like other Yellow Turban remnants in Runa...
Disasters of Partisan Prohibitions
The Disasters of the Partisan Prohibitions (黨錮之禍) refers to two incidents in which a number of Confucian scholars who served as officials in the Han imperial government and opposed to powerful eunuchs...
Jade burial suit
A jade burial suit (Chinese: 玉衣; pinyin: yù yī; literally: "jade suit") is a ceremonial suit made of pieces of jade in which royal members in Han dynasty China were buried.
Of the jade...
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Ma Yuanyi
Ma Yuanyi (died 184) was a Yellow Turban rebel during the late Han Dynasty period.
In 184, Zhang Jue, the leader of the Yellow Turban rebels, decided to revolt and planned to attack the capital Lu...
Silk Road transmission of Buddhism
Buddhism entered Han China via the Silk Road, beginning in the 1st or 2nd century CE. The first documented translation efforts by Buddhist monks in China (all foreigners) were in the 2nd century C...
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Economy of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD) of ancient China experienced contrasting periods of economic prosperity and decline. It is normally divided into three periods: Northern Han (206 BC – 9 AD)...
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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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Four occupations
The four occupations or "four categories of the people" (simplified Chinese: 士农工商; traditional Chinese: 士農工商 ) was a hierarchic social class structure developed in ancient China by either Conf...
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Chu-Han Contention
The Chu–Han Contention (206–202 BC) was an interregnum between the Qin dynasty and the Han dynasty in Chinese history. Following the collapse of the Qin dynasty in 206 BC, Xiang Yu split the former Qi...
Han Zhong (rebel)
Han Zhong (died 184) was a Yellow Turban rebel general during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history. Han once occupied Wancheng along with Sun Zhong and Zhao Hong, two other rebel generals ra...
Science and technology of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE) of ancient China, divided between the eras of Western Han (206 BCE – 9 CE, when the capital was at Chang'an), Xin dynasty of Wang Mang (r. 9–23 CE), and Ea...
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Zhang Liang (Yellow Turban)
Zhang Liang (died 184) was a Yellow Turban rebel leader during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history. He was a younger brother of Zhang Jiao and Zhang Bao, the other two key leaders of the re...
Zhao Hong (rebel)
Zhao Hong (died 184) was a Yellow Turban rebel general during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history.
Zhao Hong was based in Nanyang Commandery, and became leader of the local Yellow Turba...
Campaign against Dong Zhuo
The Campaign against Dong Zhuo was a punitive expedition initiated by a coalition of regional officials and warlords against the warlord Dong Zhuo in 190 in the late Eastern Han dynasty. The members o...
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Han poetry
Han poetry types or styles of poetry resulted in significant poems which are known today and which had their origin most particularly associated with the Han dynasty era of China, 206 BC – 220 AD, inc...
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Lü Clan Disturbance
The Lü Clan Disturbance (Chinese: 呂氏之亂, 180 BCE) refers to a political upheaval after the death of Empress Lü Zhi of the Han dynasty, the aftermath of which saw her clan, the Lü, who were consort ...