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Five Dynasties, in Chinese history, period of time between the fall of the T'ang
dynasty (ad 907) and the founding of the Sung dynasty (960), when five would-be
dynasties followed one another in quick succession in North China. The era is ...
Four Masters of Anhwei, group of Chinese artists who were born and worked in
Anhwei (also An-hui, or Hsin-an) Province in the 17th century (Ch'ing dynasty)
and who, being somewhat remote from the traditional centres of Chinese painting
Though initially weak and ineffectual, the Capetian dynasty lasted until 1328, by
which time the royal domains included most of modern France except Flanders,
Brittany, Burgundy, and Aquitaine. The throne passed to Philip VI of Valois in ...
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