Yuan dynasty


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Yuan dynasty the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
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In literature:

The "incident of Yuyang" refers to the execution of Yang Kuei-fei, the favourite concubine of Emperor Yuan Tsung of the Tang dynasty.
"The Fight For The Republic in China" by Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
The Yuan dynasty was consistently favourable to Buddhism.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
In China the Mongol (Yuan) dynasty fell, and was succeeded by the Ming dynasty (to 1644).
"A Short History of the World" by H. G. Wells
Nominally loyal to the dynasty, the inhabitants of Chang-Yuan eagerly awaited his coming.
"Mortmain" by Arthur Cheny Train

In news:

PLA soldiers on a Yuan Dynasty statue of a Maitraya, West Lake near Hangzhou, China, 1978.
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