#108 – Tang 21: General Disaster

ACast Link

The echoes of the An Lushan Rebellion still reverberate destructively through Tang China even three decades after its conclusion. As the new emperor, Dezong, attempts to revitalize the glory days of old, he’ll kick off an new round of wars with the governor-warlords of Hebei who don’t want to have to listen to him anymore.

Time Period Covered:
781-785 CE

Major Historical Figures:
Emperor Dezong of Tang (Li Kuo) [r. 779-805]
Li Zhengji, Governor-General of Pinglu [d. 781]
Zhu Tao, King of Ji
Zhu Ci, Governor-General of Huaixi, Emperor of Qin/Han [d. 785]
Duan Xiushi, Tang double-agent [d. 783]
General Li Huaiguang
General Li Sheng

Please consider helping THoC pay for itself! You will be granted the wisdom of the Three Sovereigns.

Do you feel like the show might be worth $1 an episode? If so, please consider becoming a recurring History of China Patron at our Patreon page.

Of course, our old standby Palpal link is still a perfectly acceptable option!

Donate Button with Credit Cards

Thanks so very much!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s