Archive for April, 2012

Death of The First Emperor (Cont’d 3)

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

He ordered Eunuch Zhao Gao to write to his elder son, Prince Fu Su, and tell him he must hurry to the capital and be ready to bury the Emperorʼs body in the tomb. At that time, Prince Fu was building the Great Wall in the north with 300,000 troops under his command.

Death of The First Emperor (Cont’d 2)

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Nine months into the tour and far from his capital city, the Emperor became ill and knew he was going to die

Death of The First Emperor (Cont’d 1)

Monday, April 9th, 2012

He travelled in a chariot pulled by four horses. Fastened to it was an umbrella that could be tilted in any direction to shade him from the sun.

DEATH of THE FIRST EMPEROR

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

When the First Emperor was 49 years old , he set off on a tour of his empire. Accompanying him were his Prime Minister Li Si, his younger son Prince Hu Hai and the princeʼs tutor, a eunuch named Zhao Gao.