The Move to the South and the Reign of Kao-tsung (1127–1162)

@inproceedings{Jingshen2009TheMT,
  title={The Move to the South and the Reign of Kao-tsung (1127–1162)},
  author={Tao Jing-shen},
  year={2009}
}
Chao Kou (1107–87), known by his posthumous temple name as Kao-tsung (r. 1127–62), was the ninth son of Emperor Hui-tsung (r. 1100–26) and a younger brother of Emperor Ch’in-tsung (r. 1126–7). Kao-tsung was the emperor who led the restoration of the Sung dynasty and inaugurated what is known as the Southern Sung dynasty (1127–1279). Resisting the Chin dynasty’s attempts at further conquest, the Southern Sung dynasty lasted more than one hundred and fifty years and enjoyed decades of economic… Expand
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