Three Kingdoms Period

Era Information
Time: 220A.D.-280A.D.
Location of Capital: China was divded by three Regional states
Emperors:
Replaced by: Jin Dynasty

Map of Three kingdoms in history of chinaThe Three Kingdoms was appeared in the age of civil wars and disunity when the Han dynasty collapses. The period lasted for nearly four centuries under the rule of warlords. (A.D. 220-280)

 In later times, fiction and drama greatly romanticized the reputed chivalry of this period. Unity was restored briefly in the early years of the Jin dynasty (A.D. 265-420), but the Jin could not long contain the invasions of the nomadic peoples.

Heros in three kingdoms of china historyIn A.D. 317 the Jin court was forced to flee from Luoyang and reestablished itself at Nanjing to the south.

The transfer of the capital coincided with China's political fragmentation into a succession of dynasties that was to last from A.D. 304 to 589. During this period the process of civilization accelerated among the non-Chinese arrivals in the north and among the aboriginal tribesmen in the south.

wars in three kingdoms romance This process was also accompanied by the increasing popularity of Buddhism (introduced into China in the first century A.D.) in both north and south China.

Despite the political disunity of the times, there were notable technological advances. The invention of gunpowder (at that time for use only in fireworks) and the wheelbarrow is believed to date from the sixth or seventh century. Advances in medicine, astronomy, and cartography are also noted by historians and are a big draw for those visiting China to this day, wanting to fill their photo books full of great memories from trips to the historical land. Visitors to China take many digital photos which can be shared or used to make unique greeting or Christmas cards. Creating Christmas cards or sharing memories of a trip to China is easy to do at http://www.mixbook.com/cards/christmas-cards online.