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      • Archaeologically, the Zhou expanded to the north and the northwest at the expense of the Siwa culture. The Quanrong put an end to the Western Zhou in 771 BC, sacking the Zhou capital of Haojing and killing the last Western Zhou king You.
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  2. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Late_ShangLate Shang - Wikipedia

    May 12, 2024 · The Late Shang, also known as the Anyang period, is the earliest known literate civilization in China, spanning the reigns of the last nine kings of the Shang dynasty, beginning with Wu Ding in the second half of the 13th century BC and ending with the conquest of the Shang by the Zhou in the mid-11th century BC.

  3. Apr 22, 2024 · Zhou was the last sovereign (c. 1075–46 bc) of the Shang dynasty (c. 1600–1046 bc), who, according to legend, lost his empire because of his extreme debauchery. To please his concubine, Daji, Zhou is said to have built a lake of wine around which naked men and women were forced to chase one

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  4. 3 days ago · Before 771 BCE, until its division into the Eastern and Western Zhou periods, the Zhou dynasty brought about a political framework that influenced Chinese governance for millennia. In this period, authority was fragmented and distributed among local nobles who swore loyalty to the emperor of China. But as time passed, these feudal bonds weakened.

  5. 2 days ago · Western Zhou and Eastern Zhou. The Western Zhou and the Eastern Zhou were ruled by the House of Ji; they are collectively known as the Zhou dynasty; The founder of the Eastern Zhou, the King Ping of Zhou, was a son of the last Western Zhou ruler, the King You of Zhou; Western Han, Eastern Han, Shu Han, and Liu Song

  6. 5 days ago · In the later period of 11 th century BC, King Wen of the Zhou Dynasty moved the capital to Fengdu, while Zhouyuan City remained an important political center. In the late Western Zhou Dynasty (11 th century -- 771 BC), the city was captured by the West Rong tribe and abandoned since then.

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › XiongnuXiongnu - Wikipedia

    2 days ago · The Quanrong put an end to the Western Zhou in 771 BC, sacking the Zhou capital of Haojing and killing the last Western Zhou king You. Thereafter the task of dealing with the northern tribes was left to their vassal, the Qin state. To the west, the Pazyryk culture (6th-3rd century BC) immediately preceded the formation of the Xiongnus.

  8. 6 days ago · Fenghao, one of the capitals of the Zhou Dynasty (1100-221BC), which replaced the Shang, was only 15 kilometers southwest of present day Xi'an. Fenghao was then the political, economic and cultural center of the Western Zhou Dynasty. Fenghao Site, covering an area of 10 square kilometers, includes the city ruins and the tombs of that period.

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