The Age of Exuberance

David Hawkes The Chinese equivalent of the sack of Rome occurred in A.D. 311 when [the capital of the Latter Han dynasty] Luoyang fell to the barbarians. As many better-off Chinese as could get away fled south, where a Chinese court had established itself in Nanking.… Read

Six Dynasties 魏晉南北朝

ul { padding-top:0;margin-top:0;padding-bottom:0;margin-bottom:0; } The Six Dynasties 六朝 or 六代 normally refers to the six dynasties that rules in South China from 222 to 589 and were regarded (with the exception of Wu) from the Southern Song as being in the legitimate successions.… Read