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Chinese History - Northern Wei Dynasty 北魏 (386-534)

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The Northern Wei Dynasty Beiwei 北魏 (386-534), also called Later Wei (Houwei 後魏), was one of the Northern Dynasties Beichao 北朝 (386-581) that ruled over northern China during the 5th and 6th centuries CE.

Sources: Lu Kaiwan 盧開萬 (1992), "Beiwei 北魏", in Zhongguo da baike quanshu 中國大百科全書, Zhongguo lishi 中國歷史 (Beijing/Shanghai: Zhongguo da baike quanshu chubanshe), Vol. 1, pp. 37-40. ● Zhongguo lishi da cidian bianzuan weiyuanhui 中國歷史大辭典編纂委員會 (ed. 2000), Zhongguo lishi da cidian 中國歷史大辭典 (Shanghai: Shanghai cishu chubanshe), Vol. 2, pp. 3320, 3322, 3324,3326.

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