imperial china

Events

Shang Dynasty

1600 BC - 1046 BC

Western Zhou

1046 BC - 771 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1045 bc - 256 bc

Eastern Zhou

770 BC - 256 BC

Spring & Autumn Period

722 bc - 476 bc

Analects

481 BCE - 221 BCE

Warring States Period

481 BCE - 221 BCE

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 206 BC

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 220 AD

Liu Xiang

79 bce - 8 bce

Ban Zhao

45 ce - 120 ce

First Buddhist Missionary Arrives in China

148 CE

Six Dynasties

220 CE - 581 CE

Xiongnu Conquers Luoyang

311 CE

Sui Dynasty

589 - 618

Tang Dynasty

618 CE - 907 CE

An Lushan Rebellion

755 CE

Liao (Khitan) Dynasty

907 CE - 1125 CE

Northern Song Dynasty

960 - 1127

Song Dynasty

960 CE - 1279 CE

Civil Service Exams

960 - 1127

Jin (Jurchen) Dynasty

1115 CE - 1234 CE

Southern Song

1127 - 1279

Mongols Conquer Jin

1234 CE

Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty

1276 CE - 1368 CE

Mongols Conquer Southern Song

1279 CE

Ming Dynasty

1368 CE - 1644 CE

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1912