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lit. warp and weft in weaving; vertically and horizontal / length and breadth / criss-crossed / able to move unhindered / abbr. for 合縱連橫|合纵连横, School of Diplomacy during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
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  *前* | 前* | *前
front / forward / ahead / first / top (followed by a number) / future / ago / before / BC (e.g. 293) / former / formerly
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  *夏* | 夏* | *夏
the Xia or Hsia dynasty c. 2000 BC / Xia of the Sixteen Kingdoms (407-432) / surname Xia
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  *明* | 明* | *明
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) / surname Ming / Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God
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  *直* | 直* | *直
surname Zhi / Zhi (c. 2000 BC), fifth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God
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surname Cheng / Cheng (c. 2000 BC), third of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God
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surname Yi / alternative name for 絳|绛 capital of the Jin State during the Spring and Autumn Period (770-475 BC)
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surname Chen / Chen (c. 1045 - 479 BC), a Zhou dynasty state / Chen (557-589), one of the Southern Dynasties 南朝
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surname Wei / vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty (1066-221 BC), located in present day Henan and Hebei Provinces
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  *薛* | 薛* | *薛
surname Xue / vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC)
Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) / Spring and Autumn Annals, chronicle of Lu State (722-481 BC)
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  *姬* | 姬* | *姬
surname Ji / family name of the Zhou Dynasty 周代 (1046-256 BC)
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surname Ruan / small state during the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC) located in the southeast of modern-day Gansu Province
Chinese language (Mandarin), emphasizing its national nature / Chinese as a primary or secondary school subject / Chinese in the context of the Nationalist Government / Guoyu, book of historical narrative c. 10th-5th century BC
School of Logicians of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC), also called the School of Names
School of Agriculture, school of thought of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
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surname Zhao / one of the seven states during the Warring States Period (476-220 BC) / the Former Zhao 前趙|前赵 (304-329) and Later Zhao 後趙|后赵 (319-350), states of the Sixteen Kingdoms
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  *禹* | 禹* | *禹
Yu the Great (c. 21st century BC), mythical leader who tamed the floods / surname Yu
Laozi or Lao-tze (c. 500 BC), Chinese philosopher, the founder of Taoism / the sacred book of Daoism, 道德經|道德经 by Laozi
Duke of Zhou (11th c. BC), son of King Wen of Zhou 周文王, played an important role as regent in founding the Western Zhou 西周, and is also known as the "God of Dreams"
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  *商* | 商* | *商
Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1046 BC) / surname Shang
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Qi son of Yu the Great , reported founder of the Xia Dynasty 夏朝 (c. 2070-c. 1600 BC)
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  *周* | 周* | *周
surname Zhou / Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC)
Confucian school, founded by Confucius 孔子 (551-479 BC) and Mencius 孟子 (c. 372-c. 289 BC)
pre-Qin, Chinese history up to the foundation of the Qin imperial dynasty in 221 BC
Mencius (c. 372-c. 289 BC), Confucian philosopher second only to Confucius / book of the same name, one of the classics of Confucianism
Daoist School of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC), based on the teachings of Laozi or Lao-tze 老子 (c. 500 BC-) and Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 (369-286 BC)
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  *漢* | 漢* | *漢
Han ethnic group / Chinese (language) / the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
Guanzi or Guan Zhong 管仲 (-645 BC), famous politician of Qi 齊國|齐国 of Spring and Autumn period / Guanzi, classical book containing writings of Guan Zhong and his school
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surname Yao / Yao or Tang Yao (c. 2200 BC), one of Five legendary Emperors 五帝, second son of Di Ku 帝嚳|帝喾
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surname Zou / vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC) in the southeast of Shandong Province
Sun Tzu, also known as Sun Wu 孫武|孙武 (c. 500 BC, dates of birth and death uncertain), general, strategist and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period (700-475 BC), believed to be the author of the “Art of War” 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
Xishi (c. 450 BC), famous Chinese beauty, foremost of the four legendary beauties 四大美女, given by King Gou Jian 勾踐|勾践 of Yue as concubine to King of Wu as part of a successful plan to destroy Wu
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variant of 堯|尧, legendary emperor Yao, c. 2200 BC / embankment
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surname Di / generic name for northern ethnic minorities during the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 BC-220 AD)
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Li (c. 2000 BC), sixth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God, also known as Ai
Mozi (c. 470-391 BC), founder of the Mohist School 墨家 of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC)
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surname Wei / name of vassal state of Zhou dynasty from 661 BC in Shanxi, one of the Seven Hero Warring States / Wei state, founded by Cao Cao 曹操, one of the Three Kingdoms after the Han dynasty / the Wei dynasty 221-265 / Wei prefecture and Wei county at different historical periods
Mandate of Heaven / the Grand Canal, 1800 km from Beijing to Hangzhou, built starting from 486 BC / usually written 大運河|大运河
Qin Dynasty (221-207 BC)
a powerful chief of the princes of the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) / overlord / hegemon
the Warring States period (475-221 BC)
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surname Di / variant of , generic name for northern ethnic minorities during the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 BC-220 AD)
the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
Flame Emperors (c. 2000 BC), legendary dynasty descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God
Fuxi or Fu Hsi, legendary Chinese emperor, trad. 2852-2738 BC, mythical creator of fishing, trapping and writing
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Shun (c. 23rd century BC), mythical sage and leader
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Ai (c. 2000 BC), sixth of legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God, also known as Li 釐|厘
Silla, Korean kingdom 57 BC-935 AD / one of the Korean Three Kingdoms from 1st century AD, defeating its rivals Paikche 百濟|百济 and Koguryo 高句麗|高句丽 around 660 in alliance with Tang China / unified Silla 658-935
Mohist School of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC), founded by the philosopher 墨子
the three legendary sovereigns of the third millennium BC: Suiren 燧人, Fuxi 伏羲 and Shennong 神農|神农, or 天皇, 地皇 and 人皇
Hui-zi also known as Hui Shi 惠施 (c. 370-310 BC), politician and philosopher of the School of Logicians 名家 during the Warring States Period (475-220 BC)
Classic of Mountain and Sea, probably compiled c. 500 BC-200 BC, contains wide range of geography, mythology, witchcraft, popular customs etc
Titus Livius or Livy (59 BC-17 AD), Roman historian
Qin Shihuang (259-210 BC), the first emperor
Siddhartha Gautama (563-485 BC), the historical Buddha and founder of Buddhism / Sakyamuni Buddha (Sanskrit: sage of the Sakya)
a hundred flowers bloom, a hundred schools of thought contend (idiom); refers to the classical philosophic schools of the Warring States period 475-221 BC, but adopted for Mao's campaign of 1956
to play the xiao 簫|箫 (mouth organ) / to beg while playing pipes; cf politician Wu Zixu 伍子胥, c. 520 BC destitute refugee in Wu town, 吳市吹簫|吴市吹箫 / to busk / virtuoso piper wins a beauty, cf 玉人吹簫|玉人吹箫 / (slang) fellatio / blowjob
School of Minor-talks, one of the Hundred Schools of Thought 諸子百家|诸子百家 during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-8 AD), also called 前漢|前汉, Former Han Dynasty
Qi state of Western Zhou and the Warring states (1122-265 BC), centered in Shandong
The Yellow Emperor's Internal Canon, medical text c. 300 BC
the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods
state of Wei (c. 1040-209 BC), vassal of Zhou
Emperor Wu of the Han dynasty (141-87 BC)
Hongmen feast / (fig.) banquet set up with the aim of murdering a guest / refers to a famous episode in 206 BC when future Han emperor Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 escaped attempted murder by his rival Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽
Ying Zheng (260-210 BC), personal name of the first emperor 秦始皇
Liu Bang (256 or 247-195 BC), bandit leader who became first Han emperor Han Gaozu 漢高祖|汉高祖 (reigned 202-195 BC)
the School of the Military, one of the Hundred Schools of Thought 諸子百家|诸子百家 of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC)
Confucius (551-479 BC), Chinese thinker and social philosopher, also known as 孔夫子
Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) / refers to the Western Han and Eastern Han
Zuo Zhuan or Tsochuan, Mr Zuo's Annals or Mr Zuo's commentary on 春秋, early history c. 400 BC attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明
Plato's "The Republic" (c. 380 BC)
the Yellow Emperor, mythological emperor of China, reigned c. 2697-2597 BC
a hundred schools of thought contend (idiom); refers to the classical philosophic schools of the Warring States period 475-221 BC
Western Zhou (1027-771 BC)
another name for Han Fei 韓非|韩非, Legalist philosopher (c. 280-233 BC) / Han Feizi, book of Legalist Philosophy authored by Han Fei 韓非|韩非 during the Warring States Period (475-220 BC)
Chu Ci, the Songs of Chu (ancient book of poems, collected during Han but esp. from country of Chu c. 500 BC)
feudal vassal / feudal princes, esp. the monarchs (dukes or princes) of the several vassal states 諸侯國|诸侯国 of Zhou during Western Zhou and Spring and Autumn periods 11th-5th century BC / subordinate warlord / local official
Jiang Ziya (c. 1100 BC, dates of birth and death unknown), partly mythical sage advisor to King Wen of Zhou 周文王 and purported author of “Six Secret Strategic Teachings” 六韜|六韬, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
Shennong or Farmer God (c. 2000 BC), first of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝 and creator of agriculture
Eastern Zhou (770-221 BC)
Former Han dynasty (206 BC-8 AD), also called 西漢|西汉, Western Han dynasty
Goguryeo (37 BC-668 AD), one of the Korean Three Kingdoms
Yu the Great (c. 21st century BC) mythical leader who tamed the floods
Zengzi (505-435 BC), student of Confucius, presumed editor or author of Confucian classic the Great Learning 大學|大学
Legalist School of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) founded by Han Fei 韓非|韩非 and Li Si 李斯, which influenced Shang Yang 商鞅, whose reforms strengthened the Qin state 秦國|秦国, eventually enabling it to conquer rival states and unify China under the Qin dynasty 秦朝
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surname Xu / vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty (1046-221 BC)
the Warring States period (475-221 BC) / Japanese Warring States period (15th-17th century)
the nine schools of thought, philosophical schools of the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (770-220 BC), viz Confucians 儒家, Daoists 道家, Yin and Yang 陰陽家|阴阳家, Legalists 法家, Logicians 名家, Mohists 墨家, Diplomats 縱橫家|纵横家, Miscellaneous 雜家|杂家, and Agriculturalists 農家|农家
Liu An (179-122 BC), King of Huainan under the Western Han, ordered the writing of the 淮南子
Shang Tang (1646-? BC), legendary founder of the Shang Dynasty
"Erya" or "The Ready Guide", first extant Chinese dictionary, c. 3rd century BC, with glossaries on classical texts
Zhou Dynasty / Western Zhou 西周 (1046-771 BC) and Eastern Zhou 東周|东周 (770-221 BC)
Xunzi, (c. 310-237 BC), Confucian philosopher / the Xunzi, a collection of philosophical writings attributed to Xunzi
the state of Qin, one of the seven states of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC)
"Strategies of the Warring States", chronicle of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC), possibly written by Su Qin 蘇秦|苏秦
Saul (name) / biblical king around 1000 BC
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  *剋* | 剋* | *剋
Ke (c. 2000 BC), seventh of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God

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