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Unformatted text preview: After King Wens death his son Wu became kin Wu soon attacked King Zhou and the Shang He was successful and the Zhou dynasty began There is quite a lot of mythical lore associated with Kings Wen and Wu and the founding of the Zhou: He found Wang Taigong in a dream A prognostication with tortoise shell was not favorable, but Wang Taigong had the shell destroyed Bo Yi and Shu Qi tried to block King Wu, later starve themselves The army was delayed by a snowstorm, during which King Wu was visited by the Lords of the Four Seas, the Lord of the River and the Master of Wind and Rain They encouraged hum to attack King Wu attacked and won The zhou dynasty eas established Wen means civil, literary, having to do with Peace Wu means Martiall,military, having to do with was After the Zhou...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course CHINESE 155 taught by Professor Idk during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08