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The Ch'in dynasty created the first Chinese empire, under which customs, laws,
weights, and measures were standardized. The modification of characters into a
standardized script enabled a broader and easier dissemination of learning.
34°22' N, 108°40' E ~Ch'in capital significance 16:644f Hsi H0, in Chinese
mythology, goddess who gave birth to the sun. ~solar mythological role 4:412a
Hsi Hsia, 11th-century kingdom of the Tibetan-speaking Tangut tribes located in
Hstlan Wang (827-782 ac), Chinese Chou dynasty emperor. Scythian
displacement by Chinese army 16:438b :Isllan-yeh (Chinese emperor): see K'
angs1. Hstl-ch'ang, Pin-yin romanization xuCHANG, city in central Honan
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