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... Further information Chinese literature and Society and culture of the Han Dynasty While working for the central court, Zhang Heng had access to a variety of written ... where the Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian (145–90 BC) and the Book of Han by Ban Gu (AD 32–92) differed from other ancient texts that were available to him ... recorded in the 5th century text of the Book of Later Han by Fan Ye (398–445) ...
... Cantonese China 66,000,000 Subgroup of Han chinese, people whose ancestral home is in Guangdong ... Coloured South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe 4,539,790 Mixed-race population of the Western Cape province in South Africa ... from people of the Malay archipelago in the Western Cape province in South Africa ...
Famous quotes containing the words emperors, western and/or han:
“How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements! Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the sun-set and moon-rise my Paphos, and unimaginable realms of faerie; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“When Western people train the mind, the focus is generally on the left hemisphere of the cortex, which is the portion of the brain that is concerned with words and numbers. We enhance the logical, bounded, linear functions of the mind. In the East, exercises of this sort are for the purpose of getting in tune with the unconsciousto get rid of boundaries, not to create them.”
—Edward T. Hall (b. 1914)
“men may wel often finde
A lordes sone do shame and vileinye;
And he that wol han prys of his gentrye
For he was boren of a gentil hous,”
—Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?1400)