History of the Khitans

scale raid southward invading Sui territories (Northern modern Shanxi, Hebei). They were eventually crushed by a Sui (Sui dynasty) general leading 20,000 Turkish cavalry. CIHofC, p.111 Military activities during the first half of the Tang Dynasty (618–735) The Li-Sun Rebellion (696–697) Under Tang Taizong (r. 626–649) the Khitans became vassals of Tang China. Despite some occasional clashes the Khitans

Wenhui, who treated the local chieftains as his servants and humiliated them on many occasions, provoking resentment and because of a famine that struck the Khitan area in 696. According to the "loose rein policy" the Tang Governor-general was supposed to provide famine relief but when Zhao Wenhui failed to do so, adding injury to the insult done his local chieftains, the brothers-in-law launched a Khitan rebellion in the fifth month of 696. ref name "Xu Elina-Qian, p.241"

; Li Jinzhong led the rebellion and quickly captured Yingzhou where he declared himself "Wushang Kehan" (無上可汗: "paramount khaghan"). Sun Wanrong assisted him as general successfully leading tens of thousands of troops southward. The first significant Chinese response was to send an army with twenty-eight generals which was defeated by the Khitans in the Battle of Xiashi Gorge (near modern Lulong County of Hebei Province) in the eighth month of 696). !-- chief

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, 1955, and chartered on December 6 that same year, becoming the tenth city government in southern Oakland County. At that time, the city was one of the largest suburban communities in the Metro Detroit area. The first city hall was located at 26305 John R Road, the former township offices. On April 5, 1963, a new municipal building was dedicated which is on the present location at 300 West Thirteen Mile Road. The city lies in the I-696 and I-75 corridor

rare exhibits including John F. Kennedy's presidential limousine, Abraham Lincoln's chair from Ford's Theatre, Thomas Edison's laboratory, the Wright Brothers' bicycle shop, and the Rosa Parks bus. In the late 1970s, during the second phase of construction of the I-696 (Walter P. Reuther Freeway) (Interstate 696) in Metro Detroit, lobbying efforts and lawsuits attempted to block construction of the central section. If successful, the efforts would have left


commercial development along the freeway (Parkedale Avenue parallels Highway 401 between exits 696 and 698; the Stewart and Parkedale area includes grocers, big-box department stores, fast food and chain hotels as well as the 1000 Islands Mall). Eat * Various national fast-food franchises (McDo, Harvey's, Burger King, KFC, Swiss Chalet) are located near Highway 401 exit 696 (Stewart and Parkedale). There is a food court in the 1000 Islands Mall. *

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; The Central Hospital of Kainuu, which serves the wider region, is situated in Kajaani.

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Top-40 hits and Finnish classics. Targeted to young adults, but older folks have started to hang around after few other clubs have been closed. * *


. The city of Kisangani lies 324 km from Buta, from Kinshasa. The Port of Piroguiers is the largest inland port in the RDC, after the nation’s capital Kinshasa, handling million tonnes of cargo annually. As one of the most important ports in RDC, it remains a trans-shipment point link Kinshasa to the North-Eastern provinces for grain, sugar, petroleum products


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