The han dynasty

Explore the fascinating history and enduring legacy of the Han Dynasty. Discover the achievements, culture, and influence of one of the most influential dynasties in ancient China.
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Han dynasty | Definition, Map, Time Period, Achievements, & Facts

Han dynasty, the second great imperial dynasty of China (206 BCE–220 CE), after the Zhou dynasty (1046–256 BCE). So thoroughly did the Han dynasty establish what was thereafter considered Chinese culture that ‘Han’ became the Chinese word denoting someone who is ethnically Chinese.

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John Gelehrte