Qin dynasty

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Noun1.Qin dynasty - the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Lucy worked extensively on the blockbuster exhibition and will provide an insight into to the life of China's First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, exploring his rise to power, his incredible burial site and the legacy of his achievements in the Han Dynasty.
He is one member of the terracotta army, an 8,000-strong earthenware force commissioned to be buried alongside, and guard the tomb of, China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang.
Following the confirmation that it was in fact the entombed army of Qin Shi Huang, the archaeologists, experts, historians and the government moved in.
The madness of their creator, Qin Shi Huang, China's first emperor, and the incredible story of clay soldiers' survival and unearthing, have all the hallmarks of a great legend.
Qin Shi Huang became the first emperor of a unified China in the year 221 BC.
2) by Li Chengren contains an inscription referring to the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, who not only commissioned the thousands of terracotta warriors to guard his tomb but also destroyed nearly all of the Confucian texts because he was afraid they would inspire insurrection.
The list of the ten most popular tourist items include papyrus, colorful figurines from Dunhuang, artworks of clay statues of soldiers, and horses from the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang and Russian dolls.
The first Emperor who unified China was Qin Shi Huang, the First Emperor of Qin Dynasty, while the first Emperor that unified India was Ashoka.
But what is clear as rain is that Guilin's economy remains inextricably linked to those hallowed jade waters and the landscape it helped shaped long before Qin Shi Huang declared the place 'China'.
When farmers from China's Shaanxi province struggled to dig a well in 1974, little did they know that they would stumble upon a centuries-old discovery -- the tomb of country's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang.
The plains surrounding Xi'an are home to the famed Terracotta Warriors, thousands of life-size, hand-molded figures buried with China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang.
To protect nations many walls have been built: just think of the Roman Hadrian or the Chinese Qin Shi Huang 2,000 years ago.