10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WU HOU»
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A Companion to the Cantos of Ezra Pound
Empress Ou-heou: Wu Hou, 625-705, one of the concubines of Emperor T'ai
Tsung. In 656, after his death, she became the empress consort of Kao-Tsung
and for the next forty years was one of the most important figures in Chinese
Carroll Franklin Terrell, 1984
Zetian in Fiction and in History: Female Defiance ...
This book explores such changes and continuity as evidenced in Chinese mythologies, fictional writings and historical biographies set against the backdrop of Confucianism, evolving Daoism (Taoism), and Buddhist influences, and concludes ...
Dora Shu-Fang Dien, Wu hou (Empress of China), 2003
"Please play a song for me," Wu-hou told A-Ma. She lay on her bed in a silk robe.
The room was heavy with the poppy incense that Wu-hou preferred and cloaked
in darkness except for candles. Hearing the soft melody played by A-Ma on the ...
Faiths Across Time: 5,000 Years of Religious History
eliminated all her opponents. Wu Hou, the self-appointed empress of China from
690 to 705 CE, was the only woman in that nation ever to hold the throne in her
own name. Wu Hou, also known as Wu Chao, was born in 625. At the age of 13,
Hou Ching, who had been getting into difficulties, now negotiated with a
dissatisfied prince in Liang, invaded the country in 548 with the prince's aid,
captured the capital in 549, and killed Emperor Wu. Hou Ching now staged the
Tyrants: History's 100 Most Evil Despots & Dictators
of. China. A. t the age of 13, Wu Hou entered service as ajunior concubine to the
first Tang emperor of China, T'ai Tsung. On his death in 649, she transferred her
affections to his heir KaoTsung, becoming his favourite wife. She murdered his ...
Amazing Mom Book: Real Facts, Tender Tales and Thoughts from ...
Kao Tsung believed Wu, and replaced Empress Wang to marry Wu Hou. Within
five years of her marriage, Emperor Kao Tsung suffered a crippling stroke and
Empress Wu Hou immediately took over administrative duties of the court,
Heavenly Clockwork: The Great Astronomical Clocks of ...
97 Wu Chao, see Wu Hou (empress) Wu Chao-Su (fl. a.d. 950-85), 70 Wu Ch'eng
Hall, 22, 61, 78 Wu Ching Tsung Yao (Collection of the most important Military
Techniques), 56 (2) Wu Hou (Tang empress, a.d. 625-705), 82 (1) Wu Hsien ...
Joseph Needham, Ling Wang, Derek John de Solla Price, 1986
Women Leaders of Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Pacific: A ...
The emperor was often too ill to attend to affairs of state for months at a time and
relied entirely on Wu Hou. For the last 23 years of his life, Empress Wu Hou ran
the country with consummate ability and efficiency. Military spending was
Cultural Centrality and Political Change in Chinese History: ...
In Beijing Hou met Jiangnan luminaries of the Revival Society, including Chen
Zilong, Xia Yunyi, and Wu Weiye; they, in turn, came to respect the Snow Garden
Society, known to them as "the group around Wu, Hou, Xu, and Liu."29 During
Roger V. Des Forges, 2003
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WU HOU»
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Asia Travel: Chengdu city sizzles in beautiful Sichuan
Before we stumbled on to the filming, we spent a few hours roaming the Wu Hou shrine and temple and reading about the ruling family of the Three Kingdoms ... «Toronto Star, Jun 13»
In Chengdu, China, Remaking Sichuan Food
Yang Yang, 32 Jin Yuan Xiang, Wu Hou Qu; (86-28) 8523-1394. A meal for two, without drinks or tip, is about 150 renminbi. A version of this article appears in ... «New York Times, Nov 10»