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9 Interesting Facts about Chinese Dragons

#6. Chinese Dragons and Emperors

Chinese Dragons and Emperors


Several Chinese emperors are identified with the dragon, by either their subjects or themselves. The ancient emperors called their sons Seeds of Dragons, their robes were Dragon Robes, and their place was a Dragon Place. Starting in the Han Dynasty (206 BC -220 AD), emperors in China took on the symbols of the Dragon. Among these are Emperor Huang Di, called the Yellow Emperor, and his brother Emperor Yandi, who were the first and second emperors of ancient China.

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