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Encyclopedia > Emperor Wu of Jin China

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Emperor Wu of Jin China, sim. ch. 晋武帝, trad. ch. 晉武帝, py. jin4 wu3 di4, wg. Chin Wu-ti (between 234 and 236-May 17, 290) was a grandson of Sima Yi and the first emperor of the Jin Dynasty (265-420). Emperor Wu was known for his extravagance and sensuality, espcially after the unification of China after 280; legends boasted of his unimaginable potency over ten thousand concubines. Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Traditional Chinese characters are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... PY, Py or py may stand for: Pinyin, a system of romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration to roman script) for Mandarin Chinese used in the Peoples Republic of China. ... Wade-Giles, sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration) system for the Chinese language based on Mandarin. ... Events Births Emperor Wu of Jin China (approximate date) Deaths Zhuge Liang of the Shu Kingdom in China, dies on the Wu Zhang Plains in a battle against the Kingdom of Wei Emperor Xian of Han China, last emperor of the Han Dynasty Categories: 234 ... Events Pope Fabian succeeds Pope Anterus Births Deaths Pope Anterus Categories: 236 ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Events Jin Hui Di succeeds Jin Wu Di as emperor of China Births Pachomius, Christian monk (approximate date) Deaths Categories: 290 ... Sīmǎ Yì (司马懿), courtesy name Zhongda (仲逹) was a military strategist of the Kingdom of Wei. ... The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin jìn, 265-420) followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. ... Events The Chinese Jin Dynasty under Emperor Wu of Jin China unifies China by conquering the Kingdom of Wu, ending the Period of the Three Kingdoms. ... Concubinage is either the state of a couple living together as lovers with no obligation created by vows, legal marriage, or religious ceremony, or the state of a woman supported by a male lover who is married to, and usually living with, someone else. ...

Personal information

Family name Sima (司馬 py. si1 ma3) in Chinese
Given name Yan (炎 py. yan2)
Era names Taishi (泰始 tai4 shi3) 265-274
 Xianning (咸寧 xian2 ning2)275-280
Taikang (太康 tai4 kang1) 280-289
Taixi (太熙 tai4 xi1) January 28, 290-May 17, 290
Father Sima Zhao
Wife empress Yang and her younger sister, then Empress Dowager Yang,
all daughters of Yang Jun
Major concubines
Children many, including Emperor Hui of Jin China
 Emperor Huai of Jin China
Prince of Chu
Prince of Chengdu
Prince of Changsha
Duration of reign 265 to 290
Temple name ch. 世祖, py. shi4 zu3, wg. shih-tsu, literary meaning: "genesis progenitor"
Courtesy name ch. 安世, py. an1 shi4, wg. an-shih
Posthumous name 武 (py. wu3), literary meaning: "martial"
Preceded by:
Jin Dynasty (265-420) Succeeded by:
Emperor Hui

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