the first half of the Han dynasty of imperial China
|Basic form of government|
|Dissolved, abolished or demolished date|
|Religion or worldview|
Han commanderies and kingdoms AD 2.
Han foreign relations CE 2.
Han foreign relations CE 2 (Chinese version).
Emperor Gao (256 BC or 247 BC – 1 June 195 BC), known as Gaozu, was the first emperor of the Han Dynasty, ruling from 202 BC until 195 BC.
Sima Qian, historian (circa 145 - 90 BC)
Dong zhongshu, scholar (circa 176 BE - 104 BE)
The 138-126 BC travels of Zhang Qian to the West, Mogao Caves, 618-712 AD mural.
See also: Eastern Han Dynasty