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(both: yäng`jō`), city (1994 est. pop. 355,500), Jiangsu prov., China, on the Grand Canal. It is an agricultural market and transportation center with textile and other light industries. An ancient walled city, Yangzhou was in the 6th cent. one of the three capitals of the SuiSui
, dynasty of China that ruled from 581 to 618. This short-lived dynasty reunified China in 589 after 400 years of division and laid the foundation for further consolidation under the T'ang dynasty.
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 dynasty and was later an important cultural center under the T'angT'ang
, dynasty of China that ruled from 618 to 907. It was founded by Li Yuan and his son Li Shih-min, with the aid of Turkish allies. The early strength of the T'ang was built directly upon the excellent system of communications and administration established by the Sui.
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 dynasty; it also was a center of Nestorian Christianity (see Nestorian ChurchNestorian Church,
officially the Assyrian Church of the East, Christian community of Iraq, Iran, and SW India. It represents the ancient church of Persia and is sometimes also called the East Syrian Church. It numbers about 175,000, including emigrants to the United States.
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). Marco Polo was an official there from 1282 to 1285. Yangzhou is famous for its storytellers (who still perform today) as well as for its historic buildings and former palaces. The city was formerly known as Jiangdu.
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The Guangling hematite ore sample consisted of 58.83% [Fe.sub.2][O.sub.3], 19.53% Si[O.sub.2], 6.75% [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3], 0.21% FeO, 2.46% CaO, 1.38% MgO, 0.11% [Na.sub.2]O, and 3.65% [K.sub.2]O.
Figure 3 gives the observed and predicted relative expressions of ANGPTL4 mRNA in adipose tissues of Guangling Large Tailed sheep.
Mr Kong was accompanied by Chen Xi, director of Guangling District; Xiang Ma, vice-director of Guangling Industrial Park and Danny Ji, manager of the park's investment promotion department.
Illustrative example of a Chinese poem Title: Seeing Meng Hao-Ran off to Guangling at Yellow Crane Tower Poet: Li Bai Poem: My friend has left the west where the Yellow Crane towers; For Yangzhou blooming in March with red flowers.
(33.) See, e.g., Quan Deyu's [phrase omitted] (759-818) poem "Guangling shi" [phrase omitted] (783), which asserts that enjoying "today's pleasures" [phrase omitted] with courtesans of the "blue mansions" is more important than pursuing a "posthumous name/fame" [phrase omitted] through writing.
Guangling Large Tailed (GLT) and Small Tailed Han (STH), both originated from the ancient Mongolia sheep, however, they varied in appearance and performance due to their geographic distribution and local acclimatization.
From reputed earliest songs lamenting the ruins of Yin and Zhou to medieval shi and fu contemplating the fallen cities of Luoyang and Guangling, the examples show a close relationship between ruins and images of overgrowing vegetation that constitute the core meaning of huang [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and wu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
(71.) See Chen Yaowen, Tianzhong ji (Yangzhou: Guangling shushe, 2007), 54.52a-b, and Yuding yuanjian leihan 436.S0.
(42.) Zhu Zumo, ed., Qiangcun congshu (Yangzhou: Guangling shushe, 2005), 2: 785; Zheng Wenzhuo, Dahe shanren cihua (Tianjin: Nankan daxue chubanshe, 2009), 398.
He then followed precedents set by his adopted father by assuming posts outside the Wu capital Guangling (modern Yangzhou), while making his oldest son Jingtong (8) head of the government.
(49.) Gu Nong [??], "Zhonggu shidai de sipian 'Guafu fu'" [??], in Gu Nong, Wen xuan luncong [??] (Yangzhou: Guangling shushe, 2007), 128-31.
(24.) Instead of [??], I have taken the variant reading [??] (rubbing to a gem-like luster) found in Laming kao 1.7 and Zhang Pu's [??] (1602-41) collection of Sun Chuo's works in Han Wei Liuchao Baisan mingjia ji [??] (Yangzhou shi: Jiangsu Guangling guji keyinshe, 1990), 3: 215.

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