MMW 3 5.21.08

MMW 3 5.21.08 - MMW 3 May need to redo this one 1) Latest...

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MMW 3 May need to redo this one 1) Latest Han emperor – lived on i) South – no unity ii) -Sui – family originated in Northwest (1) Part of china where Shang, zhou, qin came from - conquerors iii) –Consolodate the north, 8 years later Conquered south and reunified China on paper/theoretical – Shortlived dynasty – only Father and son (1) First Sui 23 second 14 iv) -Parallel with Qin (1) Consolidating as much of China as possible (unify) (2) Brutality of Qin did not happen – didn’t have iron hand of 1 st emperor v) 1 st sui (1) Married his daughter to emperor of part of northern china (2) Son in law died suddenly – could mean poison (3) Sui left with very young child who would be the next king (4) Sui Wen ti Became regent – older person who holds the throne of younger person – Father in law was regent (a) Sui Wen Ti – Eliminate this ruler – long string of elimination – 59 princes of blood (b)Haunted by it for the rest of his life (c) Also had to eliminate pretenders – claims to the fame 2) Sui wen Ti a) Standard history (Confucian scholars) say that he is a madman b) Obsession with conquering Korea c) Preferred not northern capital, but capital in southern coast of china
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