- Six Dynasties (English)
- 六朝 (Traditional Chinese)
- 六朝 (Simplified Chinese)
- Liùcháo (Pinyin)
- Liu-ch'ao (Wade-Giles)
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The Six Dynasties (Liuchao 六朝) refers to the six states from the fall of the Han to the Sui reunification whose capitals were located in the vicinity of modern Nanjing. They were: Wu 吳 (222-280), Dong Jin 東晉 (317-420), Song 宋 (or Liu Song 劉宋 420-479), Qi 齊 (479-502), Liang 梁 (502-557), and Chen 陳 (557-589).1
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- 1 WILKINSON. 2000. Chinese History: A Manual, 11.
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