TIL Sima Yan, the founding emperor of the Jin Dynasty, empowered his imperial princes because he blamed the weakening of imperial princes for the preceding Wei Dynasty’s fall. Ironically, this led to the destabilization of his own dynasty and forced their retreat south of the Huai river

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wu_of_Jin?wprov=sfti1

What do you think?

12 Points
Upvote Downvote

2 Comments

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply