Empress Hu (Gao Wei)

Empress Hu (Gao Wei)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Empress Hu was an empress of the Chinese dynasty Northern Qi. She was Gao Wei's second empress. She was the daughter of Hu Changren the Prince of Longdong, who was the brother of Gao Wei's mother Empress Dowager Hu -- making her and her husband cousins. Empress Dowager Hu had been discovered by Gao Wei to have carried out an affair with the Buddhist monk Tanxian in 571, and he put her under house arrest. Ashamed and wanting to please her son, she summoned Hu Changren's daughter to the palace and dressed her in the best clothes. Gao Wei saw her and was infatuated with her. He took her as a concubine.
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136780739
  • 9786136780733