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Encyclopedia > Zhou huan wang

King Huan of Zhou (d.697 BC) (ch. 周桓王 zhōu han wng) or King Huan of Chou was the fourteenth sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the second of Eastern Zhou Dynasty.

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family name Ji (姬 jī) in Chinese
given name Lin (林 ln) in Chinese
era name none
father King Ping of Zhou
mother unknown
wife unknown
children King Zhuang of Zhou
duration of reign 719 BC-697 BC
tomb unknown
temple name unknown
courtesy name unknown
posthumous name Huan 桓 (pinyin han), literary meaning: "exploratory" or "willow-like"

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Zhou Dynasty Summary (1211 words)
In the Chinese historical tradition, the rulers of the Zhou displaced the Shang and legitimized their rule by invoking the Mandate of Heaven, the notion that the ruler (the "son of heaven") governed by divine right (granted by the Supreme God of Heaven) but that his dethronement would prove that he had lost the mandate.
In the West, the Zhou period is often described as feudal because the Zhou's early rule invites comparison with medieval rule in Europe.
This discrepancy is due to the fact that the last Zhou king's reign ended in 256, 35 years before the beginning of the Qin dynasty which ended the Warring States period.
Zhou-Dynastie - Wikipedia (889 words)
Er verlor viele Anhänger und musste sich mit den Huai-Barbaren auseinandersetzen, was der Zhou-Fürst Wen bzw.
Unter Cheng Wang soll das erste Kupfergeld eingeführt worden sein.
Mu Wang setzte sich zudem mit den Quanrong (d.h.
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