|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Traditional Chinese||馬邑 縣|
|Simplified Chinese||马邑 县|
|Literal meaning||Horse Town County|
|Traditional Chinese||陰館 縣|
|Simplified Chinese||阴馆 县|
Shady Office(s) County
Yin Office(s) County
|Simplified Chinese||雁门 郡|
|Literal meaning||Yanmen Pass Commandery|
History [ edit ]
Shuocheng is the site of the ancient Chinese frontier post of Mayi and its territory was previously organized as the Mayi County of Yanmen Commandery.
Yinguan, in present-day Shuocheng District's Xiaguancheng Village (t 夏關城村, s 夏关城村, Xiàguānchéng Cūn), was the seat of another county and of all of Yanmen Commandery during the Eastern Han. The post was moved to Guangwu near present-day Daixian under the Kingdom of Wei.
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Citations [ edit ]
Bibliography [ edit ]
- www.xzqh.org (in Chinese)
- Li Shizhen (2017), Hua Linfu; et al. (eds.), Ben Cao Gang Mu Dictionary, Vol. II: Geographical and Administrative Designations, Berkeley: University of California Press.
- Xiong, Victor Cunrui (2009), Historical Dictionary of Medieval China, Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras, No. 19, Lanham: Scarecrow Press.
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