Apparently the white house press sec said they are "walking it back".
10/10 We're gonna end up in a Korea War 2.0 scenario, because in Chinese culture they consider anything you say representative of anything you represent, even if its your own personal opinion (see: Macarthur and "nuke china").
Just ignore this uneducated fuck >>19973
because he doesn't understand nuance.
No, it's the imperial heirloom seal. It's different from the Qin official seals of the emperor, since it has carved instead of country name and emperor, has the phrase "Having received the mandate of heaven, may we (royal we) lead a long and prosperous reign. Shit was lost after the mongols and maybe before, I suspect it to be lost in the five dynasties and ten kindoms era, it makes the warlords era look tranquil, fuck, it makes the fucking crisis of the third century look tame.
Depends on the era, but generally:
>needs to send a steele to Confucius' birthplace every emperor enthroment
Post Confucius obviously, leads to some interesting steele interactions if you read them.
>Nine gifts or "九錫"
Origin: Book of Rites. Used to indicate impending usurption against the current dynasty. Ursurp recieves a gift of:
Carriage with horses, clothes, armed guards , written music, a ramp, red door, weapons/bow/arrows, executioners axe, wine.
>requires the endowment of a title to a survivor of the previous dynasty as a duke alongside some gifts.
This is known as "二王三恪" or "Two Kings (and paying) three respects". Of which they are:
Called "king" for two dynasties, rank of "duke" for three, down ranked at the fourth dynasty (Remember four = death in tradition)
1) A fief so that he may live decently
2) Temple so he may worship his family properly
3) Allowance of their previous customs so they may be (nominally) independent