Ming dynasty

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Noun1.Ming dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644Ming dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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In pre-Spanish times, the pabaon were Philippine-made earthenware and prestigious objects like glass or gold beads and Chinese, Vietnamese, and Thai ceramics from the Ming period (1368-1644) or even earlier.
It was in the 17th century, however, the late Ming period (1368-1644) and early Qing (1644-1912), that the fusion of glaze, clay body and artistic skill reached an apex in Dehua county.
Ming historians may also sense that work on the fifteenth century is far weaker than it is for any other Ming period.
They discuss anal intercourse, both male-male and male-female, on tomb texts from the second century BCE to erotic writing of the Ming period.
Atypical in East Asia, the double eyelid actually appeared as a desirable feature as evidenced in a painting titled Female Immortals from the Ming period, which ended in 1644 CE.
Recently some scholars have argued that Europe did not really dominate Asia before 1800, in part because the Chinese actually initiated the "military revolution" in the early Ming period, quickly adopted European innovations in arms, continued a tradition of careful training and clever tactics, and possessed superior knowledge of the terrain and thick town walls.
The late Ming period witnesses the rise of a highly subjective understanding characterized by its efficiency and yet elusiveness.
Woodblock prints and paintings from the Tang Dynasty (618- 907 AD) show stools, side chairs, and yoke and round-back arm chairs, all of which were refined during the Ming period.
Their inspiration for crafting this one of a kind art: To take a traditional chair designed during the Ming period and reinvent it without compromising the essence of the chair.
This status, together with his impeccable behaviour in private and public life, won him a high reputation among Confucians during the mid- and late Ming period.
Throughout the Ming period, China granted the investiture to the successive Choson kings mostly as requested, and the practice remained as "ritual" mandated by Confucian rites, as it tended not to arbitrarily intervene to manipulate the succession of Choson kings at its whim (Kim 1999, 587).
Linking the notion of the "authentic" voice with the vernacular and the theatrical, her discussion of these cards focuses mostly on the development of vernacular narratives through the late Ming period and has little to say about how the images themselves embody the idea of "authenticity.