Lü (state)

(simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) was a Zhou dynasty vassal state in present-day central China in the early years of the Spring and Autumn period (722-481 BC).

State of Lü

吕/呂
unknown–unknown
CapitalWest of Nanyang, Henan
Religion
Chinese folk religion, ancestor worship, Taoism
GovernmentMonarchy
History 
• Established
unknown
• Annexed by the State of Chu
unknown
CurrencyChinese coin
ISO 3166 codeLU
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Zhou dynasty
State of Chu

OriginEdit

As the rulers of the four states of Qi, Xu, Shen and Lü all had the surname Jiang (姜), they claimed a common ancestry.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Guoyu· Zhouyu Zhong (周语中)