Jiankang

Jiankang (Chinese: 建康城; pinyin: Jiànkāng chéng) was the capital city of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317–420 CE) and Southern Dynasties. Its walls are extant ruins in the modern municipal region of Nanjing.

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Hou Andu - During Liang Dynasty - Hon Andu Gains Prominence
... general Hou Jing (no relation) attacked the capital Jiankang and captured it in 549, the local general Chen Baxian decided to try to raise an army to try to assist in recovering Jiankang ... Wang Sengbian in 552 in defeating Hou Jing and recapturing Jiankang with contribution from Hou Andu, Emperor Yuan awarded Hou Andu with a general title and created him as the ...
Period Of Disunity - Six Dynasties With Capitals in Jiankang
... on the states that maintained national capitals at Jiankang near the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang ) ... (许嵩, Xǔ Sōng) in Tang Dynasty wrote a book, Jiankang Shilu (建康实录, Jiànkāng Shílù), that provides a historical account of Jiankang, which gave rise to this scheme of naming ...
Jiankang - History
... Renamed Jiankang in 313 CE, it served as the capital of the Eastern Jin and Southern Dynasties ... During the rebellion of Hou Jing, Jiankang was captured in 549 CE after a year-long siege that devastated the city, with most of the population killed ... Period it was called Jiangning (江寧) in the Southern Song Dynasty the name of Jiankang was revived ...
Wen Jiao - Biography - Death
... Jiankang having been heavily damaged during the war (and the palace having been burnt during the war), Wen considered moving the capital to Yuzhang (豫章, in modern Nanchang, Jiangxi), but after ... Most officials requested that he stay in Jiankang to serve as regent, but Wen, believing that Emperor Ming had intended that Wang Dao serve in that role, declined and, after leaving all of his supplies ...
Tao Kan - Later Career
... After Wang was successful in capturing the capital Jiankang and forcing Emperor Yuan to submit to his will, he kept Tao at Guang Province ... of Tao, and subsequently, when Su Jun rebelled in 327 and attacked Jiankang, he ordered Wen Jiao the governor of Jiang Province not to come to Jiankang's aid but instead defend against a possible Tao attack, and ... After Jiankang fell, Yu fled to Wen's domain, and they considered how they could defeat Su ...