Li Qingzhao: Beauty from Sorrow

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attacked the Northern Song Dynasty and captured its emperors in 1127.

With the fall of the Northern Song Dynasty, Li and her husband decided to move to the south of China, where Zhao Gou, a prince of the Northern Song Dynasty, created the Southern Song Dynasty (1127 - 1279).

They lost most of their manuscripts and a great number of valuable books and antiques collected over several decades.

Li and Zhao both hoped that the Southern Song armies would be able to recover the land occupied by the Jin army and rescue the people.

When they arrived in Wujiang River in South China's Anhui Province, Li remembered

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Li Qingzhao: Beauty from Sorrow attacked the Northern Song Dynasty and captured its emperors in 1127.

With the fall of the Northern Song Dynasty, Li and her husband decided to move to the south of China, where Zhao Gou, a prince of the Northern Song Dynasty, created the Southern Song Dynasty (1127 - 1279).

They lost most of their manuscripts and a great number of valuable books and antiques collected over several decades.

Li and Zhao both hoped that the Southern Song armies would be able to recover the land occupied by the Jin army and rescue the people.

When they arrived in Wujiang River in South China's Anhui Province, Li remembered
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