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How Ancient Chinese Predicted a Dynasty’s Future by Its Music

Most ancient Chinese sovereigns could enlighten to some encoded meaning in music and placed great importance on what it signified. It’s been a common...

The Legend of the Eight Banners System

The Eight Banners System was officially founded by Nurhachi, the Taizu (founder) of the Qing Dynasty. Initially, there were only four banners that represented...

The Good Deeds of Zhen Bin

There once was a man named Zhen Bin, who lived during the Qi Dynasty. Although he came from a poor family, he was a...

Tian Guang Surrenders to the Sword

In China’s 5,000 years of traditional culture, the Chinese idiom stands out as a shining pearl in the treasure of the Chinese language. It...

A Coachman’s Story

Yan Zi was the prime minister of the state of Qi. One day, he was riding in a carriage when his carriage happened to...

The Thief and the Statesman

Zeng Guofan did not have a remarkable aptitude for study, but he tried very hard. One night, he was trying to memorize an article...

Chinese Legends: A Smart Envoy

In China’s history, a princess marrying the king of another state to secure its loyalty was not unusual. A good example of this was...

Chinese Idioms and Their Stories: ‘Battle at the River Front’

During 5,000 years of traditional Chinese culture, the Chinese idiom has been a shining pearl in the treasure of the Chinese language. It is...

Drinking Poison to Quench One’s Thirst

In China’s 5,000 years of traditional culture, Chinese phrases or idioms stand out as a shining pearl in the treasure of the Chinese language....

The Song Dynasty’s Emperor Huizong

The Northern Song Dynasty’s eighth emperor, Song Huizong, was very talented, and he was a man of great attainments in calligraphy and painting. In...

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