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Shi Huangti

published on 18 December 2012
Shi Huangti (259-210 BCE, also known as Qin Shi Huang, Qin Shih Huandi, Shih Huan-ti) was the first emperor of a unified China. The name `Shi Huangti’ means `First Emperor’ and is a title, not a proper name. The Qin Dynasty he founded (pronounced `Chin’) gave its name to China and it was he who first initiated the building of the Great... [continue reading]

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