Yan

(from the article `Beijing`) ...near the site where the city now stands. During the Zhanguo (Warring States) period (475–256 ) of the Zhou dynasty (1046–256 ), one of the ...
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yan

type of ancient Chinese bronze steamer, or cooking vessel, used particularly for grain. It consisted of a deep upper bowl with a pierced bottom, ... [1 related articles]
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Yan

Yan is a Russian boy name. The meaning of the name is `God is Gracious` Where is it used? The name Yan is mainly used In Other languages.How do they say it elsewhere? Yann ( In Breton and In French) See also In English and In the bible: John In Breton and In French: Yannic The name Yan doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over d
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Yan

[An–Shi] Yan ({zh|c=燕|p=Yān}), also known as the Great Yan ({zh|c=大燕|p=Dà Yān}), was a state established in 756 by the Tang Dynasty general An Lushan, after he rebelled against the reign of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang in 755. The state was extinguished in 763, with the death of An Lushan`s former subordinate, Shi Siming`s son, Shi C
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Yan

[surname] Yan ({zh|偃}) is a Chinese surname. It is the romanization for several Chinese characters, e.g. `嚴`, `顏`, `言`, `燕`, `閻`, `闫`, `鄢` in Mandarin or `甄` in Cantonese. ==嚴== Yan (嚴) is a Chinese surname. It has various origins: ==延== Yan (燕) is a Chinese surname. It has various origins: ==燕== Yan (燕) is Chi
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Yan

[Five Dynasties] Yan (燕) was a very short lived kingdom in the vicinity of present-day Beijing at the beginning of the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, which is traditionally dated as being from 907 to 960. Yan, established by Liu Shouguang in 911, only lasted for two years before destroyed by Li Cunxu the prominent leader of Later
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