History Of China

What Was The Taiping Rebellion In China?

Ancient China Recorded a number of rebellions as states tried to hold on to power and the nation attempted to widen and increase its boundaries, and the Taiping Rebellion is one of the rebellions that’s well-known and written about to date. What Was The Taiping Rebellion? Essentially, the Taiping...

What Was Found At Sanxingdui And Their Significance?

Sanxingdui is considered one of the oldest and perhaps one of the ‘lost’ Chinese civilizations, but what exactly do we know about the Sanxingdui civilization? Where Is Sanxingdui Located? Also known as the Three-Star Piles, the Sanxingdui Civilization can be defined ad one of the Bronze Age civilizations, which...

Zheng He/Ma He: Chinese Explorers In The 1400s

Zheng He is considered one of the greatest seafarers of ancient China, who, ironically, was born in the mountains. He is known for traveling far and wide, all across Southeast Asia, Western Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and even East Africa, between the years 1405 and 1433. And legend has...

What Was The Warring States Period In China? (Zhanguo)

The Warring States Period of China is one of the most remarkable times in China’s history, being the period that led to a more unified China. What Was The Warring States Period? The Warring States Period of between 481/403BCE and 221BCE can be defined as the three long centuries...

History Of Currency In China (Before 1911)

It is common knowledge that China has the oldest civilization in the world. A lot of the developments we enjoy today were either borrowed from or inspired by what was done during China’s ancient period. Among its great inventions, was the concept of currency. Through the years, China has...

What Are Eunuchs In Ancient China? (Tai Jian)

Genital surgery is a concept that may seem recent, given that there are societies around the world still trying to accommodate the idea. The practice has however been in existence for a long period, especially in old civilizations like China. In ancient China, genital surgery was practiced when Eunuchs...

Ancient Chinese Weapons And Armor ( Do You Interested To Know)

The Ancient period of China is characterized by a lot of battles that occurred with different dynasties seeking to reign over the other. As a result, there were many types of weaponry developed by the Chinese at that time. Some of these weapons did not have a counterpart in...

What Is The Forbidden City In China And Why Is It Important?

Ever since China was discovered through the writings of Marco Polo, the large Asian country has come to be considered an embodiment of all that is eye-catching, mysterious, exotic, and an absolute wonder. The Chinese have preserved several historic sites which are important to their culture. Some of these...

4 Beauties Of China(Most Beautiful Woman In Chinese History)

According to a Chinese Legend, the four great beauties of China – Yang Guifei, Xi Shi, Diaochan and Wang Zhaojun – are regarded the most beautiful women of ancient china. Each one of them gained their reputation from the influence they had over different Chinese kings and emperors during...

Who Was Han Wudi And Why Was He Important?-Liu Che

Throughout Chinese history, there have been many names that have made an impact in China, historically and also modern China. One of these names is that of the famous Han Wudi. Here, we’ll look at what Han Wudi is known for and what he did. Who Was Han Wudi?...