New PDF release: A Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms

By Crespigny, R.R.C. de

ISBN-10: 9004156054

ISBN-13: 9789004156050

This e-book is the long-awaited supplement to Michael Loewe's acclaimed "Biographical Dictionary of the Qin, Former Han and Xin sessions" (2000). With greater than 8,000 entries, dependent upon ancient files and surviving inscriptions, the excellent "Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the 3 Kingdoms" (23-220 advert) now presents details on women and men of the chinese language international who lived on the time of Later (or japanese) Han, from Liu Xiu, founding Emperor Guangwu (reg. 24-57), to the distinguished warlord Cao Cao (155-220) on the finish of the dynasty. The entries, together with surnames, own names, kinds and dates, are observed by means of maps, genealogical tables and indexes, with lists of books and exact money owed of ladies. those good points, including the handy surveys of the historical past and the executive constitution of the dynasty, will make Rafe de Crespigny's paintings an vital software for from now on severe research of an important yet relatively overlooked interval of imperial China.

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He was then sent on an embassy to the Shanyu, but by the time his party arrived the Northern court had been put to flight and Dou Xian then arranged its final destruction. In 92 Emperor He, hitherto under the control of the Dowager Dou, destroyed the Dou family in a coup. Ban Gu was dismissed from office as an associate of Dou Xian, and the Prefect of Luoyang Chong Jing, an old enemy, had him arrested. Ban Gu died in prison. -HS 100, HHS 40/30A-B:1330-86*; Bn 79:121, QHX:5-6, Hulsewé 61, Tjan 49, Mather 76:559, Knechtges 82.

130); Youfufeng. Son of Ban Xiong, about 116 he inherited his fief. He married the Princess Liu Xiande, a daughter of Liu Qing the King of Qinghe and an aunt of Emperor Shun. Ban Shi's wife was arrogant and vicious. When she took a lover she would call Ban Shi into the room and had him stand at the bed-side to watch. At last, in 130, Ban Shi became so angry that he stabbed her to death. Emperor Shun had Ban Shi executed by being cut in two at the waist 壂㓭. He was going to have Ban Shi's brothers and sisters (whose names are not recorded) killed too, but apparently dissuaded by Xue Qin.

As Zhang Lang arrived early, King Yuanmeng submitted after a brief engagement, but Ban Yong was then accused of being late at the rendezvous. He was sent to prison, and though he was later amnestied he held no further official positions and died at home. The achievements of Ban Yong in restoring a Chinese presence in the far west may be compared to those of his father, but they were not so extensive in time or space. Ban Yong was in the west for less than five years, while Ban Chao was there for more than thirty.

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