Saturday, January 29, 2005

Y�eh Fei

In 1126 North China was overrun by the nomadic Juchen and the Sung capital at K'ai-feng taken. The former emperor Hui-tsung, who had abdicated in 1125/26, together with his son, the emperor Ch'in-tsung (reigned 1125/26 - 27), was carried into captivity. Another son of Hui-tsung, later known as Kao-tsung (reigned