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The Song Dynasty
The Song Dynasty
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The Song dynasty lasted over 300 years from 960 to 1279 Their history
The Song dynasty lasted over 300 years from 960 to 1279 Their history
The Song dynasty lasted over 300 years, from 960 to 1279. Their history is divided into two periods of Northern and Southern Song. The Song period was one of China's most peaceful and prosperous era. However the Song government was corrupt and weak. The Song Dynasty, or Sung Dynasty was a period in which the Chinese government was very weak. In the beginning General Chao K'uang-yin, also known as Sung T'ai Tsu, was forced to become emperor in order to unify China. Sung T'ai Tsu created a nation
Guo Xi Wenren Painter
Guo Xi Wenren Painter
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Vietnam
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El Cid- Rodrigo Diaz De Vivar
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Stephen Chan May 31 2004
Stephen Chan May 31 2004
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Vietnam
Vietnam
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Source No. Research Notes URL/Book (page number) Emperor Qin Shihuang (259 BC - 210 BC) fascinates people when they talk about the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors and Horses - his two greatest achievements. As the first emperor of China, he indeed has a profound influence on Chinese history and culture. Qin Shi Huang, born as Ying Zheng in 259 BC, was the son of the king of the Qin State. At the age of thirteen, he succeeded his father\'s regality. Ying Zheng was very aggressive and