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Thus, the founder of the Ming dynasty was known as T'ai-tsu; frequently he is
designated as Ming T'ai-tsu to distinguish him from other dynastic emperors with
identical temple names. For the Shang dynasty, the "temple name" refers to the ...
Some authorities would assert that the dynasty did not begin until that date or, at
least, until 1260, the year of Kublai ... Shun-ti 1333-68 Ming Dynasty (Capital at
Nanking, 1368-1421, and Peking, 1421-1644) 1368-1644 Chu Yuan-chang Kao-
Chu's unswerving loyalty to the Ming dynasty provided a model for Chinese
students in Japan who, late in the 19th century, returned home to lead the
struggle that overthrew the Ch'ing dynasty in the Chinese Revolution of 191 1-12.
Chu Ta ...
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