Yellow Emperor

Yellow Emperor

Yellow Emperor (2717 BC - 2599 BC), together with Yandi and Chiyou, is known as the Three Ancestors of China. He is the leader of the ancient Chinese tribal alliance and the co-owner of the ancient Chinese nation. First of the Five Emperors. It is respected as the "first ancestor of humanity" of China. According to legend, Yellow Emperor was originally named Gongsun and later changed his surname to Ji, so he was also called Jixuanyuan.

Legend has it that the Yellow Emperor appeared to be an unusual divinity when he was born. Not long after he was born, he could speak. By the age of 15, omnipotence. In 2697 BC, the 20-year-old Yellow Emperor inherited the throne of King Xiong. After the Yellow Emperor became the leader of the clan, Xiong's forces developed rapidly and formed an independent tribe of the Yellow Emperor. In the course of its development from Jishui to the east, the Yellow Emperor tribe inherited the experience of agricultural production since Shennong, developed the primitive agriculture to a highly prosperous stage, and made the tribe grow rapidly.

Yellow Emperor

According to Chinese historical records, after Emperor Yan, Yellow Emperor unified all the tribes in China. He deduced the calendar, taught the people to sow grain, Xingwen, made musical instruments and created medicine. Jishi: The emperor made Jiazi, and used the lunar calendar (JiaZi, YiChou and GuiHai, which lasted 60 years as a cycle) for ShiTianGan to cooperate with the twelve Branches of the earth, that is, the sixtieth anniversary of Taoism

Yellow Emperor had many innovations in agricultural production, including the implementation of the farmland-mu system. In order to prevent disputes, Yellow Emperor re-divided the whole country's land the The shape of "wells". The middle one was "GongMu", which belonged to the government. Eight around it were "private fields", which were planted by eight families, harvested by the government and dug wells through the soil. Farmland is cultivated, grain is sown in time, pestles are invented, gardens and nurseries are opened up, fruits, vegetables are planted, mulberries and silkworms are planted, animals and poultry are raised, and grazing is carried out. In sewing, machine was invented to weave and make clothes.

In addition, Yellow Emperor also made outstanding contributions in mathematics, army, music, medicine, writing, casting tripod, water well and so on.