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先秦
Simplified 先秦
Traditional 先秦
Pin Yin
xian1 qin2
English
  • pre-Qin, Chinese history up to the foundation of the Qin imperial dynasty in 221 BC
Examples:
1. 对,这是自称,只有华人才用。华夏是先秦时期中原地区中国人的自称,华夏的意思是灿烂辉煌。
"You are right, these two terms are never used by nonChinese. Before the Qin Dynasty of the third century B.C., the majority people on the middle reaches of the Yellow River called themselves Huaxia (glorious)."
2. 作为雕刻艺术形式,画像石上承先秦青铜艺术,下开两晋南北朝雕刻艺术的先河。
As a sculptural form, stone relief form a connecting link between the preceding bronze ware of the Qin Dynasty and the following sculptures of the Jin Dynasty (265-420) and the Southern and Northern Dynasty.
3. 先秦书法
Calligraphy of Pre-Qin
4. 先秦经济思想
History of economic thoughts before the Qin dynasty
5. 先秦的数学家提出了勾股定理。
Mathematicians in the pre-Qin days over 2,200 years ago put forward the proposition known as the Pythagorean theorem in the west today.
6. 先秦政治制度
Political system before Qin dynasty in China
7. 先秦美术
Pre-Ch'in fine arts
8. 先秦逻辑思想
Pre-Qin logical thoughts
9. 先秦伦理思想
Pre-Qin moral thoughts
10. 先秦哲学
Pre-Qin philosophy