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Ts’ao Ts’ao effectively assumed leadership of what was left of Han China, though in fact it still had an emperor. D. 244 Ancient Civilizations: Almanac The Yüeh-Chih, whose most powerful group became known as the Kushans, pushed into India, Persia, and surrounding areas in the mid-100s B . C . and would greatly influence the history of that region. Among the groups that most directly affected China were the Hsien Pei and the HsiungNu. D. 100 to launch an attack on their “barbarian” enemies, the HsiungNu.

As it turned out, the Mongols did not absorb China; rather, China, with its vastly greater numbers and its highly developed civilization, absorbed the Mongols. Marco Polo, though he came in peace and greatly admired the achievements of the Chinese, served as an indicator of a force that would prove much more dangerous to China than the Mongols: Europe. Reawakening from the long period of darkness and superstition that had enveloped most of their continent during the Middle Ages, Europe was flowering, with advancements in the arts, sciences, and exploration.

In Rome a few years later, the “barbarians” began to adopt civilized Roman ways. The Romans, like the Chinese of the Later Han and the eras that followed, increasingly relied on the warlike tribesmen to help them fight their wars. But whereas the Huns and others would bring down the Roman Empire forever, the invaders did not destroy imperial China for good. Like the Chou Dynasty long before, the Chin Dynasty had its “Western” phase and its “Eastern” phase. Again like the Chou, the Eastern phase represented a much-weakened empire.

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