Medieval Asia

Chinese Qin Army

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The Qin Dynasty occupied much of Ancient China from the 2nd Century BC. The 15 years of Imperial Qin control was seen by Historians as one of the shortest. Mismanagement …

Chinese Zhou Army

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Founded in 1046 BC and lasting until 771 BC – The Zhou Dynasty was one of the longest Dynasties in Ancient China. Only occupying the Upper North West (and slightly …

Chinese Song Cavalry

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The Song Dynasty existed from the 9th Century AD until 1290 AD – in Ancient China. Their Armies were among the first to use Gunpowder as a Combat weapon. It was thi …

Chinese Hereditary Troops

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During The ''Three Kingdoms'' Period of Ancient China (2nd Century AD) – Military Formations of The Wei, Shu and Wu (combined) used a type of Military System known …

''Dragon'' Robe

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First seen in 6th Century AD China – with The Tang Dynasty, the so-called ''Dragon Robe'' was the dominant style of clothing for Chinese Emperors. These were silk a …

Japanese Kago

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The ''Kago'' was a form of 15th Century AD Personal Transportation, used by some Nobility and Families. This was simply a wooden framed, reclining seat. Positioned to han …

Vietnamese Cavalry Flags

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The Kingdom of Vietnam resisted many attempts by The Chinese Southern Han Armies to invade their Country. Tenacious Soldiers in battle, The Medieval Vietnamese would adop …

Chinese Tang Imperial Guard

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Formed at the very beginnings of The Tang Empire (around the 6th Century AD) – The Imperial Body Guards of The Tang Emperors were considered Elite. They were taken …

Chinese Fubing System

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Seen as a form of Military Conscription – The Chinese Fubing System, existed from the 6th Century AD until the 8th Century AD. The Tang Dynasty was among the last t …

Chinese Han Army Shield Bearers

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The Chinese Han Dynasty reigned from 202 BC until 220 AD. They maintained a semi-professional Military Force (at it's height) of 150,000 Men. The Han also used Conscripte …