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Yi (husbandman)

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Yi (Chinese: 益, Yì; millennium BCE) was a culture hero in Chinese mythology who helped Shun and Yu the Great control the Great Flood; he served afterwards as a government minister and a successor as ruler of the empire. [1]

30 relations: Book of Documents, Boyi and Shuqi, Chinese language, Chinese mythology, Chinese nobility, Controlled burn, Culture hero, Emperor Shun, Family tree of ancient Chinese emperors, Gao Yao (minister), Great Flood (China), Hou Ji, Hou Yi, K. C. Wu, Lady Hua, Lian the Great, Mencius (book), Pei clan of Hedong, Qi of Xia, Qin dynasty, Qin Shi Huang, Records of the Grand Historian, Ruomu, Shennong, Sima Qian, Yao (surname), Ye the Great, Yu the Great, Zhao (state), 21st century BC.

Book of Documents

The Book of Documents (Shujing, earlier Shu-king) or Classic of History, also known as the Shangshu ("Esteemed Documents"), is one of the Five Classics of ancient Chinese literature.

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Boyi and Shuqi

Boyi or Bo Yi and his brother Shuqi or Shu Qi were two brothers who lived in China at the time of the transition between the Shang dynasty and the Zhou dynasty.

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Chinese language

Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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Chinese mythology

Chinese mythology refers to myths found in the historical geographic area of China: these include myths in Chinese and other languages, as transmitted by Han Chinese and other ethnic groups, which have their own languages and myths.

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Chinese nobility

Chinese sovereignty and peerage, the nobility of China, was an important feature of the traditional social and political organization of Imperial China.

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Controlled burn

A controlled or prescribed burn, also known as hazard reduction burning, backfire, swailing, or a burn-off, is a wildfire set intentionally for purposes of forest management, farming, prairie restoration or greenhouse gas abatement.

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Culture hero

A culture hero is a mythological hero specific to some group (cultural, ethnic, religious, etc.) who changes the world through invention or discovery.

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Emperor Shun

Shun, also known as Emperor Shun and Chonghua, was a legendary leader of ancient China, regarded by some sources as one of the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors.

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Family tree of ancient Chinese emperors

This is a family tree of Chinese kings before the establishment of the title emperor (皇帝) by Shi Huangdi.

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Gao Yao (minister)

Gao Yao was the Minister for Law of Emperor Shun in prehistorical China according to tradition.

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Great Flood (China)

The Great Flood of Gun-Yu, also known as the Gun-Yu myth,Yang, 74 was a major flood event in ancient China that allegedly continued for at least two generations, which resulted in great population displacements among other disasters, such as storms and famine.

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Hou Ji

Hou Ji (or Houji) was a legendary Chinese culture hero credited with introducing millet to humanity during the time of the Xia dynasty.

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Hou Yi

Hou Yi was a mythological Chinese archer.

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K. C. Wu

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Lady Hua

Lady Hua was a figure in Chinese mythology.

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Lian the Great

Lian or Lien the Great was a figure in Chinese mythology.

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Mencius (book)

The Mencius (Old Chinese: *mˤraŋ-s tsəʔ) is a collection of anecdotes and conversations of the Confucian thinker and philosopher Mencius on topics in moral and political philosophy, often between Mencius and the rulers of the various Warring States.

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Pei clan of Hedong

The Pei clan of Hedong(河東裴氏) was a notable Chinese clan politically active from the Han dynasty to the end of the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.

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Qi of Xia

Qi was a Chinese king, the son of Yu the Great and the second sovereign of the Xia Dynasty.

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Qin dynasty

The Qin dynasty was the first dynasty of Imperial China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC.

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Qin Shi Huang

Qin Shi Huang (18 February 25910 September 210) was the founder of the Qin dynasty and was the first emperor of a unified China.

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Records of the Grand Historian

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.

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Ruomu

Ruomu was a figure in Chinese mythology.

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Shennong

Shennong (which can be variously translated as "God Farmer" or "God Peasant", "Agriculture God"), also known as the Wugushen (五穀神 "Five Grains' or Five Cereals' God") or also Wuguxiandi (五穀先帝 "First Deity of the Five Grains"), is a deity in Chinese religion, a mythical sage ruler of prehistoric China.

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Sima Qian

Sima Qian was a Chinese historian of the early Han dynasty (206AD220).

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Yao (surname)

Yao, also romanized as Yiu in Cantonese, is one of the most ancient Chinese surnames.

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Ye the Great

Ye or Yeh the Great was a figure in Chinese mythology.

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Yu the Great

Yu the Great (c. 2200 – 2100 BC) was a legendary ruler in ancient China famed for his introduction of flood control, inaugurating dynastic rule in China by establishing the Xia Dynasty, and for his upright moral character.

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Zhao (state)

Zhao was one of the seven major states during the Warring States period of ancient China.

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21st century BC

The 21st century BC was a century which lasted from the year 2100 BC to 2001 BC.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yi_(husbandman)

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