Huang Ti


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Huang Ti

(ˈʰwɑŋ ˈdi)
n.
the legendary first emperor of China.
Also called Yellow Emperor.
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Chairman Mao said that the 650,000,000 Chinese are all Liao Hsun-sons of Huang Ti of the ancient empire-and therefore all emperors.
Lunar New Year dates back to 2600 BC when Emperor Huang Ti introduced the first cycle of the Chinese zodiac.
Shih Huang Ti orders the construction of the nearly infinite Wall of China and likewise orders the burning of all books written before his reign.
Legend has it that about five thousand years ago Empress Hsi Ling Shi, wife of Emperor Huang Ti, was enjoying a cup of tea under a mulberry tree when the cocoon of a silkworm fell into the hot water and began to unravel.