The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Not until the Mongol dynasty (AD 1279 to 1368) was a successor city — called Ta
-tu — to ... During the reign of the first emperor of the Ming dynasty (1368 to 1644)
, Nanking became the capital, and the old Mongol capital was renamed Pei- ...
Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220) and the period of the Six Dynasties (AD 221-589).
The first pottery to survive in appreciable quantities belongs to the Han dynasty;
most of it has been excavated from graves. Perhaps the commonest form is the ...
Silla dynasty (57 BC-AD 935). It is difficult to distinguish some Korean wares from
those made in the northern provinces of China during the contemporary Han to T'
ang period. The wares of the Silla period include some reminiscent of those of ...
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