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Unformatted text preview: Beginning = spring and autumn period Ended with the era of warring states Eastern Zhou r Zhou rulers developed decentralized Zhou regimes for territorial regions • Regime provided land and power to nobles • 771 B.C.: Legend of King You “games” • Heir fled to Luoyang and new Era: Eastern Zhou h Independent warlords • Competition of states h Commerce: Roads, Canals, Money • Canals: Ex. Grand Canal (Wu state/ Yellow to the Yangzi) • Silk Roads h Nomads: Horse riding/Crossbows, Iron tools/weapons h Ideas for Belief System/ Philosophy: “Sages” Eastern Zhou and Chinese Philosophy h Ideas to promote harmony and stability: • Ex. Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism h Confucianism: • Foundation for ethical system h Noble-Minded Conduct and Familial Respect • Kongfuzi or Master Kong the Sage h Later known in the West as Confucius • Left no personal writings h Others wrote down- Analects...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course HIST 1111 taught by Professor Holmes during the Winter '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Winter '09