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Unformatted text preview: -No one refers to the emperors by their real name – it is always by their rain titles-Counted off years from rulers rule-E.g. 2006 – 95 th year of the republic of China-S. Korea – Dan Gun system-Japanese use rain titles because they still have an emperor-Measured time with a lunar calendar – China Marks the months according to the waxing and waning of the moon – 29 days month and 30 day month Lunar year 12 months Month begins with new moon and ends with a full moon 350 days in a year-Five Phases Natural phenomena Wood fire earth metal water wood Overcoming Fire is overcome by water Water is overcome by earth Earth is overcome by wood Wood is overcome by metal Metal is overcome by fire Fire water earth wood metal fire Qin = water - illegitimate Zhou = wood – true fire wood for the Han dynasty Han =...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EALC 110g taught by Professor Hayden during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07