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Lady Xu Mu 690 BC was the first recorded poetess in China and a

Lady Xu Mu 690 BC was the first recorded poetess in China and a


Lady Xu Mu 690 BC The first recorded poetess in China was Lady Xu Mu.

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Lady Xu Mu was often homesick. She lived with her husband, Count Mu, in the state of Xu, but longed for the Kingdom of Wei, where she had grown up.

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Praxilla was a famous lyric poet who wrote hymns and drinking songs (scolia). She was enough of a celebrity that a bronze bust was sculpted in her honour, ...

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Awesome lady number four is Lady Xu Mu, who lived in China, circa 7th century BC. She was the first recorded female poet ...

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María Eva Duarte de Peron (1919-1952) was a poor, illegitamite child who grew up to become the First Lady of Argentina. More commonly known as Eva Perón, ...

Corinna was a poet who was renowned in her own lifetime as well as later antiquity. Like Myrtis of Anthedon, she was from the district Boeotia.

Consort Ban (also known as Ban Jieyu 婕妤 or Lady Ban) was the title of a woman who was a third-ranking wife to Emperor Chengdi in Han Dynasty China.

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This woman is also known as Aliao and the Maiden of the Southern Forest. She lived during the Spring and Autumn period in ancient China. Her father was a ...

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China is no stranger to women warriors, but while Fu Hao, Mother Lü, Yuenü, and Princess Pingyang were all rabble rousers from noble houses, Chen Shuozhen ...

... of the world's first known author – Enheduanna from the City of Ur, in ancient Sumer. This remarkable woman was at once princess, priestess and poet.

historicwomen: Lady Xu Mu 690 BC The first recorded poetess in China was Lady Xu Mu. She was from the Wei Kingdom but when she married she had to …

Lady Xu Mu (690 BC) was the first recorded poetess in China and a brave patriot who risked her life to help the Chinese people.

Lady Xu Mu (690 BC) was the first recorded poetess in China and a brave patriot who risked her life to help the Chinese people.

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Lady Xu Mu (690 BC) was the first recorded poetess in China and a brave patriot who risked her life to help the Chinese people.

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18th century illustration of Ban Zhao reading.

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The role of Zhao Feiyan played by actress Tong Liya in the 2008 Chinese film The Queens (母仪天下).

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Emperor Xuan of Han

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A lacquerware painting from the Jingmen Tomb (Chinese: 荊門楚墓; Pinyin: Jīngmén chǔ mù) of the State of Chu (704–223 BC), depicting men wearing precursors ...

Appreciating Plums, by Chen Hongshou (1598–1652) showing a lady holding an oval fan while enjoying the beauty of the plum.

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Medieval Chinese women processing new silk, early 12th century painting in the style of Zhang

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12th-century Chinese painting of The Night Revels of Han Xizai (韓熙載夜宴圖) showing Han Chinese clothing of the era.

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Example of a Chinese printed map in a gazetteer, showing Fengshan County of Taiwan Prefecture

The Diamond Sutra, the oldest printed book, published in AD 868 during the Tang Dynasty (618–907)

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A 17th-century Chinese depiction of Wu, from Empress Wu of the Zhou, published c.1690. No contemporary image of the empress exists.

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