Synonyms for zigao or Related words with zigao
Examples of "zigao"
was the son of Yu Dayou, a notable pirate suppressor.
(; 1895–1982), DD, was an Anglican bishop in China. He was Bishop of Shensi from 1934 to 1947.
was on friendly terms with the merchant and pirate Li Dan and used his position to enrich himself.
Zhang Chang (; died 48 BC), courtesy name
(子高), was a Han Dynasty scholar and official who flourished in the reign of Emperor Xuan of Han.
In 1941, the Pacific War broke out, because of the university suspended for the war, Yan was employed in Private China University alongside Zhang
. The next year, he was employed in Tangshan Kailuan Refractories Company () as an engineer.
was born in Shanghai, and studied theology and art at St. John's University, Shanghai. He was a pastor at the Nanjing Anglican Church from 1917 to 1934. He also studied at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, and received a Doctor of Theology degree from St. John's in 1934.
(.1628) was a Chinese admiral. He was responsible for forcing the Dutch to leave Penghu Island. While he enriched himself by way of an association with one notorious pirate, Li Dan, his position came under pressure because of another pirate, Li Dan's protégé, Zheng Zhilong.
Gao Chai (; born 521 BC), courtesy name
(), was one of the major disciples of Confucius. Confucius considered him unintelligent because he was very short and ugly, but he served capably in the governments of the states of Lu and Wey.
His son Yu
served as military governor of Fujian. He successfully forced the Dutch to withdraw from Penghu Island to Taiwan in 1624, but was subjected to a series of massive raids in 1627 and 1628 by Zheng Zhilong, culminating in the sack of his base at Xiamen.
After the Ming dynasty suffered a series of defeats against the Later Jin, they contacted the Portuguese in Macau to have iron cannons made for them. Attempts were made to bring Portuguese gunners to the north as well, but they were repeatedly turned away because Chinese officials harbored suspicions against them. Yu
, commander of Zhejiang and Fujian, ordered several "red-barbarian cannon" in 1624 prior to his expedition against the Dutch outpost on Penghu Island in the Pescadores.
The earliest usage of "tianlong" 天龍 "heavenly dragon", according to the "Hanyu Da Cidian", is in the "Xinxu" 新序 "New Prefaces" by Liu Xiang (79-8 BCE). It records a story (Yuan 2006:213) about
, the Duke of Ye, who professed to love dragons. After he carved and painted dragon images throughout his house, a [天龍] heavenly dragon [or "fulong" 夫龍 in some editions] came to visit, but Ye was scared and ran away.
Joseph Needham (1954:134) suggests "shaman" was transliterated "xianmen" 羨門 in the name of Zou Yan's disciple Xianmen Gao 羨門高 (or
子高). He quotes the "Shiji" that Emperor Qin Shi Huang (r. 221-210 BCE), "wandered about on the shore of the eastern sea, and offered sacrifices to the famous mountains and the great rivers and the eight Spirits; and searched for "xian" "immortals", ["xianmen"], and the like." Needham (1954:134) compares two later Chinese terms for "shaman": "shanman" 珊蛮, which described the Jurchen leader Wanyan Xiyin, and "sizhu" 司祝, which was used for imperial Manchu shamans during the Qing Dynasty.
Fearful of what would come next, Dao and the general Han
(韓子高) considered actions against Chen Xu, but before they could take any actions against Chen Xu, their plot was reported to Chen Xu, and Chen Xu arrested them and then had Emperor Fei issue an edict ordering them to commit suicide. Emperor Fei's brother Chen Bomao (陳伯茂) the Prince of Shixing, whom Chen Xu believed to have participated in both Liu's and Dao and Han's plots, was stripped of his governmental posts and ordered to keep Emperor Fei company.
Fearful of what would come next, Dao and the general Han
(韓子高) considered actions against Chen Xu, but before they could take any actions against Chen Xu, their plot was reported to Chen Xu, and Chen Xu arrested them and then had Emperor Fei issue an edict ordering them to commit suicide. Emperor Fei's brother Chen Bomao the Prince of Shixing, whom Chen Xu believed to have participated in both Liu's and Dao and Han's plots, was stripped of his governmental posts and ordered to keep Emperor Fei company.
In 1622, the first Dutch fleet arrived in Penghu for trade with China. In the early 1620s, there was no trade due to the Sino-Dutch conflict over Penghu. The trade resumed after Yu
assembled the Fujianese armed forces and compelled the Dutch to leave Penghu, at which point they established their settlement in Taiwan in 1624. After that, Taiwan became part of the Dutch trade network in Asia. By exporting much sugar from Taiwan, the Dutch East India Company made a lot of profit from customs duties. The Dutch imposed a 10 per cent custom duty on all imports and exports from Taiwan.
Yan was born into an intellectual family, in Shanghai, on February 10, 1918. His father was a graduate of Peiyang University (now Tianjin University) and worked in the Beijing-Hankou Railway Administration as an engineer. His mother was an alumna of Hangzhou Woman Normal College. Yan attended Beijing Chongde High School, during that time, he developed an interest in science and English. In 1935 he studied chemistry at the beginning in Tsinghua University, but transferred to Yenching University two year later. After graduation, he worked there as a teaching assistant under his mentor Zhang
Gao Chai (高柴) was either a native of Qi or Wei. His courtesy names were
(子羔) and Jigao (季羔). He was either 30 or 40 years younger than Confucius, and was dwarfish and ugly but very intelligent and talented. After studying with Confucius he became a criminal judge in Wei, and once famously condemned a prisoner to lose his feet. Later, when Gao Chai was forced to flee Wei, that same man helped to save his life. Confucius praised Chai for being able to administer stern justice with such a spirit of benevolence that the people he judged could not resent him. In the Temple of Confucius his tablet is next to that of Gongxi Ai.
Sun Deng (209–241), courtesy name
, was a crown prince of the state of Eastern Wu during the Three Kingdoms period. He was the eldest son of Sun Quan, the founding emperor of Wu. It is known that Sun Deng was both wise and virtuous, having all the makings of a great man. He studied the "Classic of Changes", and was a poet and a musician. However, Sun Deng was destined never to succeed his father because he died from illness at a relatively young age of 31. Sun Deng married Zhou Yu's daughter and they had three children: Sun Fan, Sun Ying, and Sun Xi. He was posthumously honoured as "Crown Prince Xuan".
In 1926, he founded the department of physics at Tsinghua and became its first chair. In 1929, the university created the school of science, and Ye became the dean as well as one of the seven core senior executive administrators of the university. From 1926 to 1937, he hired Xiong Qinglai, Wu Youxun, Sa Bendong, Zhang
, Huang Ziqing, Zhou Peiyuan, Chung-Yao Chao and Ren Zhigong to be professors at Tsinghua, agreeing to pay Wu Youxun a higher salary than his own. Additionally, Ye supported Xiong Qinglai's approval of Hua Luogeng to teach at Tsinghua, despite the latter only having a middle school diploma. Later Ye recommended Hua to the University of Cambridge.
The temple claims to be the oldest in Taiwan, possibly dating to the early Ming in the 15th century.It was supposedly destroyed by "Japanese" pirates and rebuilt in the 16th century. It was enlarged following Yu Dayou's 1563 victory over the pirates at Putian and again after another imperial victory in 1592, a date sometimes given as its foundation. Alternatively, its construction is credited to the Hoklo in 1593 or 1604. A 1604 stele recording the ultimatum Yu Dayou's son
gave to the Dutch to abandon Taiwan was discovered at the temple in 1919. In 1622, the Dutch seized the area and erected a fort; following their conquest by Yu Zigao's forces two years later, the temple was again remodeled.
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