Soul of China

Sacrificing self for the country

In April 313 A.D., Liu Cong (劉聰), emperor of Han Zhao of the Sixteen Kingdoms, installed his highest concubine Liu E (劉娥) as queen and decided to build a palace for her. After learning about this, Chen Yuanda (陳元達), military officer of the court, declared that the construction would not only drain the treasury but […]