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Migration of the eight clans

Index Migration of the eight clans

The migration of the eight clans is the movement from Northern to Southern China, of eight powerful families, in order to avoid living under the control of invaders. [1]

27 relations: Anhui, Book of Jin, Chen (surname), China, Di (Five Barbarians), Han Chinese, He (surname), Henan, Hu (surname), Huang (surname), Jiangning District, Jiangsu, Jiankang, Jie people, Jin dynasty (265–420), Lin (surname), Luoyang, Nomad, Qiang people, Qiū (surname), Turkic peoples, Wuhu, Xianbei, Xiongnu, Yangtze, Zhan (surname), Zheng (surname).

Anhui

Anhui is a province of the People's Republic of China located in the eastern region of the country.

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Book of Jin

The Book of Jin is an official Chinese historical text covering the history of the Jin dynasty from 265 to 420.

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Chen (surname)

Chen is one of the most common East Asian surnames of Chinese origin.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Di (Five Barbarians)

The Di (Old Chinese: *tˁij) were an ancient ethnic group that lived in western China, and are best known as one of the non-Han Chinese peoples that overran northern China during the Jin Dynasty (265–420) and the Sixteen Kingdoms period.

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Han Chinese

The Han Chinese,.

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He (surname)

He or Ho is the Romanised transliteration of several Chinese family names.

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Henan

Henan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the central part of the country.

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Hu (surname)

Hu (胡) is a Chinese surname.

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Huang (surname)

Huang is a Chinese surname that means "Yellow".

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Jiangning District

Jiangning District is one of 11 districts of Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province, China.

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Jiangsu

Jiangsu, formerly romanized as Kiangsu, is an eastern-central coastal province of the People's Republic of China.

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Jiankang

Jiankang, or Jianye, as it was originally called, was the capital city of the Eastern Wu (229–265 and 266–280 CE), the Jin dynasty (317–420 CE) and the Southern Dynasties (420–552 and 557–589 CE).

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Jie people

The Jié (Middle Chinese) were members of a small tribe in North China in the 4th century.

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Jin dynasty (265–420)

The Jin dynasty or the Jin Empire (sometimes distinguished as the or) was a Chinese dynasty traditionally dated from 266 to 420.

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Lin (surname)

Lin is the Mandarin romanization of the Chinese surname written 林 in Chinese character.

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Luoyang

Luoyang, formerly romanized as Loyang, is a city located in the confluence area of Luo River and Yellow River in the west of Henan province.

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Nomad

A nomad (νομάς, nomas, plural tribe) is a member of a community of people who live in different locations, moving from one place to another in search of grasslands for their animals.

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Qiang people

The Qiang people are an ethnic group in China.

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Qiū (surname)

Qiū is the Hanyu Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese family names 丘, 邱, 仇, 秋 and 裘. They may be transliterated in various forms, as.

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Turkic peoples

The Turkic peoples are a collection of ethno-linguistic groups of Central, Eastern, Northern and Western Asia as well as parts of Europe and North Africa.

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Wuhu

Wuhu (literally "Weedy Lake") is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Anhui province, China.

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Xianbei

The Xianbei were proto-Mongols residing in what became today's eastern Mongolia, Inner Mongolia, and Northeast China.

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Xiongnu

The Xiongnu were a confederation of nomadic peoples who, according to ancient Chinese sources, inhabited the eastern Asian Steppe from the 3rd century BC to the late 1st century AD.

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Yangtze

The Yangtze, which is 6,380 km (3,964 miles) long, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world.

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Zhan (surname)

Zhan is the pinyin romanization of several Chinese names.

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Zheng (surname)

Zhèng (Hanyu Pinyin) or Cheng (Wade-Giles) is a Chinese surname and also the name of an ancient state in today's Henan province.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Migration_of_the_eight_clans

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