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Encyclopedia > Emperor Yuan of Jin China

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Emperor Yuan of Jin China, (276 or 277-January 3, 323) was an emperor of the Jin Dynasty (265-420) and the first of the Eastern Jin Dynasty. Events Sassanid Shah Bahram II succeeded Bahram I. Probus became Roman Emperor. ... Events Births Deaths Bahram I, king of Persia Categories: 277 ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events July 3 - Battle of Adrianople: Constantine defeats Licinius, forcing Licinius to retreat to Byzantium. ... The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin jìn, 265-420) followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. ...

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A romanization or latinization is a system for representing a word or language with the Roman (Latin) alphabet, where the original word or language used a different writing system. ... 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. ... Pinyin (拼音, pīnyīn) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to Hànyǔ Pīnyīn (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration to roman script) for Standard Mandarin used in the... Wade-Giles, sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration) system for the Chinese language based on Mandarin. ...

Personal information

Family name Sima (司馬 py. Sīmǎ) in Chinese
Given name Rui (睿 py. Ruì)
Era names Jianwu (建武 Jiànwǔ) 317-318
 Daxing (大興 Dàxīng) 318-322
Yongchang (永昌 Yǒngchǎng) 322-323
Father Sima Jin, titled Prince Gong of Longya
Mother Xiahou Guangji (夏侯光姬) (d.307 or 308)
Wife Yu Mengmu (虞孟母) (278 or 279-312 or 313), childless and revered Queen Jing (敬皇后, literary meaning: the respected queen)
Major concubines (née) Xun (荀氏) (d.335 or 336), revered Lady of Yuzhang (Commandry) (豫章君)
Cheng Achun (郑阿春) (d. 326 or 327), posthumous name: Empress Dowager Xuan (宣太后, literary meaning: the proclaimed empress dowager)
Children Emperor Ming of Jin China to Xun
and Emperor Jianwen of Jin China to Cheng
Duration of reign March 29, 317 to January 3, 323
Tomb Jianping Tomb ch. 建平陵, believed to be near Nanjing
Temple name 中宗, py. Zhōngzōng, literary meaning: "middle ancestor"
Courtesy name 景文, py. Jǐngwén, literay meaning: "admirable and literary"
Posthumous name 元, py. Yuán, literary meaning: "original"
Preceded by:
Emperor Min
Jin Dynasty (265-420) Succeeded by:
Emperor Ming

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