The Shang dynasty (Cheenese: ; pinyin: Shāng cháo) or Yin dynasty (Cheenese: ; pinyin: Yīn dài), accordin tae tradeetional heestoriography, ruled in the Yellae River valley in the seicont millennium BC, succeedin the Xia dynasty an follaed bi the Zhou dynasty.

Shang dynasty

商朝
c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC
Remnants o advanced, stratified societies dating back tae the Shang period hae been foond in the Yellae River Valley.
Remnants o advanced, stratified societies dating back tae the Shang period hae been foond in the Yellae River Valley.
StatusKinrick
CaipitalAnyang
Common leidsAuld Cheenese
Releegion
Cheenese folk releegion
GovrenmentMonarchy
Keeng 
Historical eraBronze Age
• Established
c. 1600 BC
c. 1046 BC
Aurie
1122 BC est.[1]1,250,000 km2 (480,000 sq mi)
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Xia dynasty
Zhou dynasty

ReferencesEedit

  1. Turchin, Peter; Adams, Jonathan M; Hall, Thomas D (December 2006). "East-West Orientation of Historical Empires" (PDF). Journal of world-systems research. 12 (2): 219–29. ISSN 1076-156X. Retrieved 21 May 2015.