Notorious emperor was vilified, series claims

Notorious emperor was vilified, series claims

Was emperor Qin Shihuang a villain or a hero? Or somethingor someone – in between?

The man who united China under centralized rule and was interred with the Terracotta Warriors is largely known for his brutality, autocracy, opulence and lust for power.

But archaeologist Duan Qingbo, who led the excavation of his mausoleum, says there’s much more to the Qin Dynasty’s (221-206 BC) founder in his new book and upcoming TV series.

Notorious emperor was vilified, series claims

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