Han Era

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Science And Technology Of The Han Dynasty - Medicine
... Further information Traditional Chinese medicine and Society and culture of the Han Dynasty Much of the beliefs held by Han-era physicians are known to ... The Han-era Chinese believed that each organ in the body was associated with one of the five phases (metal 金, wood 木, water 水, fire 火, earth 土) and had two circulatory qi channels (任督二脉) ... If these channels were disrupted, Han medical texts suggest that one should consume an edible material associated with one of these phases that would counteract the organ's prescribed ...
Han Dynasty - Science, Technology, and Engineering - Metallurgy and Agriculture
... The bloomery was nonexistent in ancient China however, the Han-era Chinese produced wrought iron by injecting excess oxygen into a furnace and causing decarburization ... The Han-era Chinese used bronze and iron to make a range of weapons, culinary tools, carpenters' tools and domestic wares ... The heavy moldboard iron plow, also invented during the Han Dynasty, required only one man to control it, two oxen to pull it ...
History Of Education In China - Han Era
... Emperor Wu of Han favored Confucianism and made it as the national educational doctrine ... In 124 bc, the Taixue was set up to turn out civil servants for the state, which taught the Five Classics of Confucianism ...
Science And Technology Of The Han Dynasty - Structural Engineering and Public Works - Materials and Construction
... Timber was the chief building material in Han architecture ... Thorp describes the scarcity of Han-era archaeological remains, as well as the often unreliable Han-era literary and artistic sources used by historians for clues about non-existent ... What remains of Han-dynasty architecture are ruins of brick and rammed earth walls (including aboveground city walls and underground tomb walls), rammed earth ...
Han Dynasty - Science, Technology, and Engineering - Structural Engineering
... pyramids Timber was the chief building material during the Han Dynasty it was used to build palace halls, multi-story residential towers and halls and single-story houses ... wood decays rapidly, the only remaining evidence of Han wooden architecture is a collection of scattered ceramic roof tiles ... Thorp points out the scarcity of Han-era archaeological remains, and claims that often unreliable Han-era literary and artistic sources are used by historians for clues about lost Han ...

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