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The Battle of Boju was the decisive battle of the war fought in 506 BC between Wu and Chu, two major kingdoms during the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China.
Bo Pi (died 473 BC) was an official in the state of Wu in the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China.
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.
The traditional Chinese calendar (official Chinese name: Rural Calendar, alternately Former Calendar, Traditional Calendar, or Lunar Calendar) is a lunisolar calendar which reckons years, months and days according to astronomical phenomena.
Traditional Chinese opera, or Xiqu, is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with roots going back to the early periods in China.
Chu (Old Chinese: *s-r̥aʔ) was a hegemonic, Zhou dynasty era state.
A courtesy name (zi), also known as a style name, is a name bestowed upon one at adulthood in addition to one's given name.
A crown prince is the male heir apparent to the throne in a royal or imperial monarchy.
A culture hero is a mythological hero specific to some group (cultural, ethnic, religious, etc.) who changes the world through invention or discovery.
The Duanwu Festival, also often known as the Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer solstice.
Enucleation is the removal of the eye that leaves the eye muscles and remaining orbital contents intact.
Fei Wuji (died 515 BCE) was a corrupt official of the state of Chu during the reign of King Ping whose persecution of Crown Prince Jian and the family of Wu Zixu led to the defeat and decline of Chu.
Fuchai (reigned 495–473), sometimes also written Fucha, was the last king of the state of Wu during the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history.
The Gōngyáng Zhuàn (pronounced) is a commentary on Chunqiu, or the Spring and Autumn Annals, and is thus one of the classic books of ancient Chinese.
Goujian (reigned 496–465 BC) was the king of the Kingdom of Yue (present-day northern Zhejiang) near the end of the Spring and Autumn period.
The Grand Matsu Temple,.
The Gǔliáng Zhuàn is considered one of the classic books of ancient Chinese history.
Hangzhou (Mandarin:; local dialect: /ɦɑŋ tseɪ/) formerly romanized as Hangchow, is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang Province in East China.
Helü or Helu was from 514 to 496 BC king of the state of Wu toward the end of the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China.
King Píng of Chu (died 516 BC).
King Zhao of Chu (died 489 BC) was from 515 to 489 BC the king of the State of Chu during the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China.
The Lüshi Chunqiu, also known in English as Master Lü's Spring and Autumn Annals, is an encyclopedic Chinese classic text compiled around 239 BC under the patronage of the Qin Dynasty Chancellor Lü Buwei.
Liao, King of Wu (died 515 BC), also named Zhouyu, was king of the state of Wu in the Spring and Autumn period.
The naval history of China dates back thousands of years, with archives existing since the late Spring and Autumn period (722 BC – 481 BC) about the ancient navy of China and the various ship types used in war.
Peking opera, or Beijing opera, is a form of Chinese opera which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics.
Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.
The Qiantang River (sometimes spelled Tsientang river) is an East Chinese river that originates in the border region of Anhui and Jiangxi provinces.
Qin (Old Chinese: *) was an ancient Chinese state during the Zhou dynasty.
Qu Yuan (–278 BC) was a Chinese poet and minister who lived during the Warring States period of ancient China.
The Records of the Grand Historian, also known by its Chinese name Shiji, is a monumental history of ancient China and the world finished around 94 BC by the Han dynasty official Sima Qian after having been started by his father, Sima Tan, Grand Astrologer to the imperial court.
Religion in Taiwan is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices, predominantly those pertaining to Chinese culture.
Shenyin Shu or Shenyin Xu (? - 506 BC) was a general of the State of Chu during the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China.
The Shuixian Zunwang are five Taoist immortals worshipped as water and sea gods.
Sima Qian was a Chinese historian of the early Han dynasty (206AD220).
The Spring and Autumn period was a period in Chinese history from approximately 771 to 476 BC (or according to some authorities until 403 BC) which corresponds roughly to the first half of the Eastern Zhou Period.
Suí was a Zhou dynasty vassal state in the Han River Basin in modern Suizhou, Hubei, China.
Suicide in China has a long history as a cultural practice.
Sun Tzu (also rendered as Sun Zi; 孫子) was a Chinese general, military strategist, writer, and philosopher who lived in the Eastern Zhou period of ancient China.
Suzhou (Wu Chinese), formerly romanized as Soochow, is a major city located in southeastern Jiangsu Province of East China, about northwest of Shanghai.
Taoism, also known as Daoism, is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as ''Dao'').
The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Spring and Autumn period.
A tidal bore, often simply given as bore in context, is a tidal phenomenon in which the leading edge of the incoming tide forms a wave (or waves) of water that travels up a river or narrow bay against the direction of the river or bay's current.
A water wheel is a machine for converting the energy of flowing or falling water into useful forms of power, often in a watermill.
Wu (Old Chinese: *) was one of the states during the Western Zhou Dynasty and the Spring and Autumn period.
Wu is the pinyin transliteration of the Chinese surname 吳 (Traditional Chinese), 吴 (Simplified Chinese), which is the tenth most common surname in Mainland China.
Xi Shi (Hsi Shih;, literally "(Lady) Shi of the West", 506 BC – ?) was one of the renowned Four Beauties of ancient China.
Yao Li (要離) was a famed assassin of the state of Wu in the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China.
Ying (Yǐng) was a capital city of the State of Chu during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods of Chinese History.
Yue (Old Chinese: *), also known as Yuyue, was a state in ancient China which existed during the first millennium BC the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods of China's Zhou dynasty in the modern provinces of Zhejiang, Shanghai, and Jiangsu.
Zhuan Zhu (專諸; died 515 BC) was an assassin in the Spring and Autumn period.