Yuan dynasty


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Noun1.Yuan dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368Yuan dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Leading dramatist of the Yuan dynasty (1206-1368), which saw the flowering of Chinese drama.
Details of Guo Shoujing's measurements were recorded in the Yuan shi, the official history of the Yuan dynasty. Thurston's analysis of the actual lengths of shadows measured on and near the solstices in A.D.
In addition to constructing massive structures, Amenhotep nourished the craftsmanship of fine objects, supporting workshops specializing in glassmaking and faience vessels that remain among the finest glazed ceramics produced anywhere in the world until nearly 2,500 years later in Yuan Dynasty China.
For example, through reinterpreting 'Autumn Colors on the Qiao and Hua Mountains' via a virtual reality device, the museum take visitors to embark on a journey within a classical painting and the calligraphy of Zhao Mengfu from the Yuan Dynasty.
It was written by Vasubanbhu, and the Uighur text was translated during the Yuan Dynasty from Xu[sz]n Z[sz]ng's (602-644 AD) Chinese translation.
Huang will be joined by ceramic scholar Rita Tan and distinguished Yuan Dynasty collector Larry Gotuaco.
Fu Shen argues that, given the completion of the paintings at the end of the Yuan dynasty, it is unlikely that these paintings would have entered the collection of the already deteriorating Yuan court, which collapsed in 1368.
According to Chinese scholars, Huangyan Island is the Nanhai island that the 13th century Chinese astronomer-engineer-mathematician Guo Shoujing allegedly visited in 1279 on order of Kublai Khan, the first emperor of the Yuan Dynasty, to conduct a survey of the Four Seas to update the Sung Dynasty calendar system.
Khubilai Khan ruled as Zhiyuan ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) in 1264 to 1294, so this simple pot dates to the year that he successfully took over from the last of the Song emperors and the Yuan dynasty was officially founded.
'Orphan of Zhao,' an adaptation of a Yuan Dynasty (1206-1368) play, is the story of a physician who sacrifices his own son to save the only child of the Zhao family after their massacre by a general, and helps the child to seek vengeance against when he grows up.
The first generally circulating notes were issued in China in the 10th century during the Song dynasty, due to a shortage of copper for coins, and by the succeeding Yuan dynasty, notes had become the main form of currency.
Regina Krahl (1997:151) asserts that certain exceptionally potted and decorated Vietnamese blue-and white wares share such close affinities with Yuan dynasty porcelains that "any attribution other than to the second and third quarter of the 14th century would need strong evidence to the contrary".