Kaifeng

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song period

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together; such was the case of the Southern Song capital at Hangzhou. After the mass exodus from the north, people brought Henan-style cooking and foods (popular in the previous Northern Song capital at Kaifeng) to Hangzhou, which was blended with the cooking traditions of Zhejiang. However, records indicate that already in the Northern Song period, the first capital at Kaifeng sported restaurants


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imperial capitals of Kaifeng, Luoyang, and Chang'an which were now ruled by the Mongols. Life and career According to ''History of Song''


main story

as "Meeting Zhou Tong By Chance (Media about Zhou Tong#How Wu Song became Zhou's student)" and "Swordplay under the Moon" belongs to the "Wang School Shuihu" of Yangzhou storytelling. It acts as a ''shuwai shu'' ( WikiPedia:Kaifeng


prominent military

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setting water

as "Meeting Zhou Tong By Chance (Media about Zhou Tong#How Wu Song became Zhou's student)" and "Swordplay under the Moon" belongs to the "Wang School Shuihu" of Yangzhou storytelling. It acts as a ''shuwai shu'' ( WikiPedia:Kaifeng


architectural emphasis

the Song Dynasty. From the Neolithic era Longshan Culture and Bronze Age era Erlitou culture, the earliest rammed earth fortifications exist, with evidence of timber architecture (timber framing). The subterranean ruins of the palace at Yinxu dates back to the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600 BC–1046 BC). In historic China, architectural emphasis was laid upon the horizontal axis, in particular the construction of a heavy platform and a large roof that floats over


story line

as "Meeting Zhou Tong By Chance (Media about Zhou Tong#How Wu Song became Zhou's student)" and "Swordplay under the Moon" belongs to the "Wang School Shuihu" of Yangzhou storytelling. It acts as a ''shuwai shu'' ( ), meaning it takes place in the same setting ''Water Margin'', but is independent of the main story line. The tale takes place after Wu Song kills the man-eating tiger, resists the charms of his sister-in-law


art landscape

of Kaifeng, China, circa 1900 200px thumb right Kurdish Jews (Image:KurdJewwomenRowendez905.jpg) in Rawanduz, Iraqi Kurdistan, 1905 '''Li Tang''' ( , style name '''Xigu''' 晞古) (c. 1050 – 1130) Barnhart 1997, 373. was a Chinese (China) landscape (Landscape art) painter (Painting) who lived between the late Northern and early Southern Song (Song Dynasty) dynasties. He


big ben

, No. 4 (1968), pp. 345-355 (353) In Song China (Song Dynasty), an astronomical clock tower was designed by Su Song and erected at Kaifeng in 1088, featuring a liquid escapement mechanism. In England, a clock was put up in a clock tower, the medieval precursor to Big Ben, at Westminster (City of Westminster), in 1288; Clocks, ''Encyclopaedia Britannica'' 5, 835 (1951). Frederick Tupper, Jr., 'Anglo


small history

by an escapement mechanism and the earliest known chain drive. However, 35 years later, the invading Jurchen (Jin Dynasty (1115–1234)) army dismantled the tower in 1127 AD upon taking the capital of Kaifeng. The armillary sphere part was brought to Beijing, yet the tower was never successfully reinstated, not even by Su Song's son. The '''Kaifeng Jews''' are members of a small Jewish (History of the Jews in China) community in Kaifeng, in the Henan province of China who have assimilated into Chinese society while preserving some Jewish traditions and customs. Their origin and time of arrival in Kaifeng are a matter of debate among experts. History Most scholars agree that a Jewish community existed in Kaifeng since the Northern Song Dynasty (960–1127), some date their arrival to the Tang Dynasty (618-907) or earlier. WikiPedia:Kaifeng

Kaifeng

'''Kaifeng''' ( ), known previously by several names (see below), is a prefecture-level city in east-central Henan province (province of China), People's Republic of China. It was once the capital of the Northern Song Dynasty.

There are currently nearly 5 million people living in its metropolitan area. Located along the southern bank of the Yellow River, it borders the provincial capital of Zhengzhou to the west, Xinxiang to the northwest, Shangqiu to the east, Zhoukou to the southeast, Xuchang to the southwest, and the province of Shandong to the northeast.

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