Shang dynasty


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Noun1.Shang dynasty - the imperial dynasty ruling China from about the 18th to the 12th centuries BCShang dynasty - the imperial dynasty ruling China from about the 18th to the 12th centuries BC
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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The festival commemorates a general from the Shang Dynasty, Zhao Gongming (1562 - 1066 BCE), who after death became a god named Handan and was placed in charge of heaven's treasury.
amp;nbsp;when the Shang Dynasty was in power, according to the History Channel.
Ge Dagger-Ax with Tiger Design" from Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 B.
Tea drinking is believed to have begun in the Yunnan region during the Shang Dynasty in China, when it was used for medicinal purposes.
Of the group of archaic ritual bronzes, the highest price was found for a large square-form wine vessel or fangzun from the late Shang Dynasty (13th-11th century BC; Fig.
There is the account of Li Lizhen, the son of a minister executed at the end of the Shang dynasty in China, who adopted the name "Li" in gratitude for the refuge provided by a plum tree, li in Mandarin.
Although the Shang dynasty sometimes seems archaic and alien from the
The rest of the book outlines and explains aspects of Chinese history, from the Shang dynasty through the Han dynasty.
Desmond Lam relates how games of chance began as early as the Shang Dynasty, 1700-1027 BCE.
Shang Dynasty China (Daily Life in Ancient Civilisations)
The Mid-Autumn Festival dates back 3,000 years to moon worshipping in the Shang Dynasty.
Libraries: The National Library of China and the British Library have identified multiple areas of potential future collaboration, including the BL collection of Shang dynasty oracle bones, an exchange programme for young librarians and cataloguers, and the digitisation of rare items such as the Yongle Dadian holdings in the BL Chinese collections.