How to use Shang in a sentence
These burial rituals have been practiced since the very beginning of China's history, starting with the Shang Dynasty.
Chinese masks appeared during the Shang and Zhou dynasty, nearly 3,500 years ago.
Confucius's own ancestry is traced up, through the sovereigns of the previous dynasty of Shang, to Hwang-ti, whose figure looms out through the mists of fable in prehistoric times.
There was thus no grander lineage in China than that of Confucius; and on all his progenitors, since the throne of Shang passed from their line, with perhaps one exception, he could look back with complacency.
From the imperial point of view the sky bore the name of Ti, " ruler," or Shang Ti, " supreme ruler " (emperor); and later commentators readily took advantage of this to discriminate between the visible expanse and the indwelling spirit, producing a kind of Theism.Advertisement
A scion of the house of Shang, the surname of which was Tze, was invested by King Wu-Wang with the dukedom of Sung in the present province of Ho-nan.
He could tell the princes of the states what they ought to be; and he could point them to examples of perfect virtue in former times, - to the sage founders of their own dynasty; to the sage Tang, who had founded the previous dynasty of Shang; to the sage Yu, who first established a hereditary kingdom in China; and to the greater sages still who lived in a more distant golden age.
Symbols Thousands of oracle bones have been unearthed which date back to the Shang dynasty.
The powerful God of Thunder (according to Japanese mythology), Raiden (sometimes spelled Rayden), is rumoured to have received a personal invitation by Shang Tsung to participate in the tournament.
Champion of Shang Tsung's annual kombat tournament for 500 years, Goro is the Prince of the Shokan race of four-armed warriors.Advertisement
A demonic shapeshifter bent on consuming countless souls, Shang Tsung is the organizer of the annual kombat tournament.
Shang Tsung, in a younger-looking form, became selectable in this second offering, as well as six new faces.
A servant to Shang Tsung, Reptile appears in MK2 wearing a green version of the Lin Kuei ninja outfit.
By order of Shao Kahn, she was created via Shang Tsung's sorcery in an effort to keep Kitana in check, or, according to some reports, to replace her.
Shang Tsung's leader and emperor over the Outworld, Shao Kahn (not Khan) has the appearance of ancient Mongolian or Japanese warlord, highlighted by his "death-mask" crown.Advertisement
Excavations of king's tombs from the Shang Dynasty reveal that they were buried with everything they needed for their journey in the afterlife, including many servants.
These diviners worked for the Shang kings; most of the "forecasts" found on these Oracle bones dealt with warfare, weather, hunting, and best days for ceremonies.