What is Han?

  • (noun): Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy.
    Synonyms: Han dynasty

Some articles on han:

Empress Chen Jiao - Ancestry
... Emperor Gaozu of Han 25 ... Emperor Wen of Han 26 ... Empress Dou Yifang Chinese royalty Preceded by Empress Wang Zhi Empress of Western Han Dynasty 141 BC–130 BC Succeeded by Empress Wei Zifu ...
Shen Buhai
... bureaucrat who was the Chancellor of Han under Marquis Zhao of Han from 351 BC to 337 BC ... After Han conquered Zheng in 375 BC, he rose up in the ranks of the Han officialdom ... reformed the bureaucracy in the State of Han his reforms would later be copied by other states ...
Han River (Yangtze River Tributary)
... The Han River (simplified Chinese 汉江 traditional Chinese 漢江 pinyin Hàn Jiāng) is a left tributary of the Yangtze River (Cháng Jiāng) with a length of 1532 km ... The river lent its name to Hanzhong, which lent its name to the Han Dynasty ... The Han River rises in southwestern Shaanxi and flows east across the southern part of that province ...
Shu Han
... Shu-Han was one of the three states competing for control of China during the Three Kingdoms period, after the fall of the Han Dynasty ... Some historians argue it was the last Han Dynasty because its founding emperor Liu Bei was directly related to the sovereign family of the original Han Dynasty, and bore their surname ...
Han - Miscellaneous
... Han (trilobite) Han unification (Chinese character glyph unification) in Unicode Alternative spelling of title Khan (title), notably in Turkic languages Han, the Turkish word for a ...

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    Certes this dream, which ye han met tonight,
    Cometh of the great superfluity
    Of your redde colera,
    Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?–1400)

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    In this viage shal telle tales tweye
    To Caunterbury-ward, I mene it so,
    And homward he shal tellen othere two,
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    Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?–1400)

    We all desiren, if it mighte be,
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    And secret, and no niggard, ne no fool,
    Ne him that is aghast of every tool,
    Ne none avaunter, by that God above!
    Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?–1400)