Middle Kingdom


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Middle Kingdom

n
1. (Historical Terms) a period of Egyptian history extending from the late 11th to the 13th dynasty (?2040–?1670 bc)
2. (Historical Terms)
a. the former Chinese empire (from the belief that it lay at the centre of the earth)
b. the original 18 provinces of China; China proper
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Here was Kapilavastu, here the Middle Kingdom, and here Mahabodhi, the Mecca of Buddhism; and here was Kusinagara, sad place of the Holy One's death.
China's Middle Kingdom beliefs are often forgotten or ignored by the West, but received recent comment nonetheless in the Guardian newspaper in the UK in a report entitled "The Middle Kingdom Mentality.
The main, middle Kingdom, as he and the poet like to call them, is Purgatory.
Take a 18-day tour of China and the Middle Kingdom for pounds 1,515pp, contact Archers Direct (0870 751 2000 www.
A French divorcee travels to China to adopt a baby and finds the Middle Kingdom a hostile place full of nasty Orientals in "Haft of Heaven," a fanciful piece of Gallic exotica that spins progressively out of control One of the most condescending portraits of China since "Red Corner" and of East Asia since "Three Seasons," film could appeal in a small way to Westerners who still fall for such xenophobic nonsense.
China's increasingly affluent consumers have found a tasty way to allay Washington's fears of runaway bilateral trade deficits with the Middle Kingdom -- eat U.
His answer was lost in the beginning of the other man's lecture on the Middle Kingdom.
Inside the tomb Located in the Draa Abul-Naga necropolis on Luxor's West Bank, the cemetery contains an entrance situated in the courtyard of another Middle Kingdom tomb, Kampp 150.
California, the most populous US state is planning close cooperation with the Middle Kingdom to push renewable energies and environmentally friendly technology.
The Middle Kingdom and the Dharma Wheel: Aspects of the Relationship Between the Buddhist Samgha and the State in Chinese History
Again, one wonders why, in such a large overview of a single urban site, the author does not tackle the material culture of the "period of regions," particularly the rich ceramic remains that have so informed the regional divisions of the First Intermediate Period (Seidlmayer 1990, 2006a), Middle Kingdom (Schiestl and Seiler 2012), and Second Intermediate Period (Bourriau 1997, 2010).