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Chu was murdered by his own son in 9l4, and the Later Liang was overthrown by
one of its generals, Li Ts'un-hsll, who established the later T'ang dynasty in 923.
Although Li ruled relatively successfully for 13 years, the Later T'ang was finally ...
They systematical y destroyed the Ghaznavid cities but could not obliterate their
influence in the arts. Ghaznavids, a Turkish dynasty that ruled in Khorasan (in
northeastern Iran), Afghanistan, and northern India from 977 to 1186. The
founder of ...
157 BC, China), fourth emperor (reigned 179—157) of the Han dynasty (206 BC-
AD 220), whose reign was characterized by personal frugality, economy in
government, and efforts to improve the lot of the common people by reducing
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