Jin Dynasty

The Jin Dynasty was founded when Sima Yan, a powerful military general from the Wei Dynasty, forced reigning Emperor Cao Huan to abdicate and took the throne for himself. (Image: Public Domain)

Who Can Avoid a Deadly Plague?

Ancient China was called the “Land of the Divine.” The Chinese had a saying: “There are deities a yard (three feet) above your head,” which meant there were many of them close to humans. Everything in this world is controlled…

The Jin Dynasty was founded when Sima Yan, a powerful military general from the Wei Dynasty, forced reigning Emperor Cao Huan to abdicate and took the throne for himself. (Image: Public Domain)

A Strategic Escape

During the reign of Emperor Ming of the Jin Dynasty (265-420), warlord Wang Dun campaigned to fight against the imperial government. His troops advanced eastward along the Yangtze River to Jiankang (modern Nanjing) planning to overthrow the emperor so that Wan…

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Who Can Avoid a Deadly Plague?

Ancient China was called the “Land of the Divine.” The Chinese had a saying: “There are deities a yard (three feet) above your head,” which meant there were many of…

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A Strategic Escape

During the reign of Emperor Ming of the Jin Dynasty (265-420), warlord Wang Dun campaigned to fight against the imperial government. His troops advanced eastward along the Yangtze River to…

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Marriage Stems From Karmic Relationships

During the Jin Dynasty, the beautiful Zhu Yingtai was from a scholarly and well-to-do family. Her accomplishments included excellent embroidery work and a love of reading books and writing poetry.…