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Nuwa Mended the Fallen

This is one of many Chinese flood myths that reflect the tortuous course of prehistory China. The fight of gods resulted in the disasters of the people. Nuwa, the creator of man, would not allow this to continue. She must save her offspring and the world that she started the arduous task by mending the [...]

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Reigns of Wen & Jing

When the emperors Wen and Jing in the Western Han Dynasty (206BC-8AD) came into power, they went on with more moderate and humane policies carried by Emperor Gaozu. Historical records show that during their reigns the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD) prospered. Untroubled by wars or natural disasters, people lived in peace. This resulted in an increase [...]

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