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Main

Xia Dynasty

2000 bc - 1600 bc

Shang Dynasty

1600 bc - 1046 bc

Western Zhou

1046 bc - 770 bc

Eastern Zhou

770 bc - 256 bc

Qin Dynasty

221 bc - 207 bc

Western Han

206 bc - 9 ad

Xin Dynasty

9 ad - 24 ad

Three Kingdoms

220 - 280

Southern and Northern Dynasties

420 - 588

Sui Dynasty

581 - 617

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

Five Dynasties

907 - 960

Song

960 - 1279

Jin Dynasty

1115 - 1234

Yuan Dynasty

1279 - 1368

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

ROC

1911 - 1949

Writing Style

Oracle-bone writing

1600 bc - 1100 bc

Bronze writing

1400 bc - 700 bc

Da-zhuan

1000 bc - 200 bc

Xiao-zhuan

200 bc - Present

Li shu

200 bc - Present