Ancient China

Dynasties

Xia Dynasty

2100 B.C. - 1600 B.C.

Shang Dynasty

1600 B.C. - 1050 B.C.

Zhou Dynasty

1046 B.C. - 256 B.C.

Qin Dynasty

221 B.C. - 206 B.C.

Han Dynasty

207 B.C. - 220 A.D.

Jin Dynasty

264 A.D. - 420 A.D.

Periods

Xi Zhou Period

1046 B.C. - 771 B.C.

Dong Zhou Period

770 B.C. - 256 B.C.

Western/Former Han

206 B.C. - 9 B.C.

Eastern/Later Han

25 B.C - 220 A.D.

Three Kingdoms Period

220 A.D. - 265 A.D.

Smaller Sections

Spring and Autumn Period

770 B.C. - 476 B.C.

The Warring States

475 B.C. - 221 B.C.