Author - Linh

Vietnam - A brief history in pictures

Introduction

In this series of articles, you can read the history of Vietnam. It comes from the book “Vietnam – A brief history in pictures“. It relates the stories about the early times of the country.     President Hồ Chí Minh wrote: “Each and every Vietnamese should have an insight in their country’s history.” Our children are a portion of our population [...]

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Hong Bang Dinasty

Chapter 1 : HỒNG BÀNG DYNASTY

Our nation’s history begins with legends… According to legend, the country of Vietnam starts in 2879 BC, when Kinh Dương Vương became the king of Xích Quỷ. The territory of Xích Qủy expanded to Dongting Lake (now Human Province China) in the North, Hồ Tôn (the coastal land strip in present-day Central Vietnam) in the South, Bushu (Sichuan, China) in [...]

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Chapter 3 : CHINESE DOMINATION

Trying to invade Âu Lạc several times in vain, Zhao Tuo, King of Nam Việt, feign a partnership. He sent his son, Trọng Thủy, to propose marriage to King An Dương’s daughter, Mị Châu. Trọng Thủy stayed with his in-laws, acting as a Trojan horse. Overconfident, An Dương was tricked. In 179 BC, Zhao Tuo occupied Âu Lạc. The [...]

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