Medieval Asia

The Ancient Cultures of The Far East....China, Korea, Vietnam and Japan.

Chinese Fubing System

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chinese-fubing-system 31st Jul 2021 - 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 …

Chinese Tang Imperial Guard

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chinese-tang-imperial-guard 31st Jul 2021 - Formed at the very beginnings of The Tang Empire (around the 6th Century AD) – The Imperial Body Guards of The Tang Emperors were considered Eli …

Vietnamese Cavalry Flags

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/vietnamese-cavalry-flags 31st Jul 2021 - The Kingdom of Vietnam resisted many attempts by The Chinese Southern Han Armies to invade their Country. Tenacious Soldiers in battle, The Medieval V …

Korean Ssangsudo Sword

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/korean-ssangsudo-sword 31st Jul 2021 - A weapon that saw limited use in The Korean military, The Ssangsudo Sword was a single-edged, double-handed weapon. The blade measured some 6 feet in …

Japanese Shoen

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/japanese-shoen 31st Jul 2021 - The term ''Shoen'' refers to the development of lands or Manors in Feudal Japan, which were not controlled by The Emperor of a Shogunate. Untaxed and …

Japanese Kago

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/japanese-kago 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Kago'' was a form of 15th Century AD Personal Transportation, used by some Nobility and Families. This was simply a wooden framed, reclining sea …

''Dragon'' Robe

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/dragon-robe 31st Jul 2021 - First seen in 6th Century AD China – with The Tang Dynasty, the so-called ''Dragon Robe'' was the dominant style of clothing for Chinese Emperor …

Japanese Junshi

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/japanese-junshi 31st Jul 2021 - The practice of ''Junshi'' was relative to the previously discussed ''Seppuku'' (Ritual Suicide), The term was translated into ''To Follow Into Death' …

Chinese ''Louchuan'' -Class Warship

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chinese-louchuan-class-warship 31st Jul 2021 - Part of The ''Fortress'' or ''Castle'' – Class of Chinese Warships, The ''Louchuan'' – Class was specially designed for Boarding Enemy War …

Korean Jung-Wan'gu

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/korean-jungwangu 31st Jul 2021 - The Jung-Wan'gu was a 16th Century Light Mortar use by The Imperial Korean Army. Considered a ''hand-held'' or maneuvered Field weapon, The Jung-Wan'G …

Chinese ''Slips''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chinese-slips 31st Jul 2021 - ''Slips'' is the term given to the form of Ancient Chinese recording Medium, used for writing information of note. These were small and long pieces of …

Chinese Qianli Chaun

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chinese-qianli-chaun 31st Jul 2021 - Seen in use in Ancient China around the 5th Century AD – a ''Qianli Chaun'' was a type of ''Paddle Wheeled'' Boat used to ferry passengers and c …