Trung sisters two vietnamese sisters who launched a major revolt against the chinese presence in vietnam in 39 ce the rebellion was crushed and the sisters committed suicide, but they remained symbols of vietnamese resistance to china for centuries. This essay combines two short papers originally written for an undergraduate folklore course in fall 2011 cecilia vo is an undergraduate student in lsu's landscape architecture program 2. For two years the trung sisters ruled their newly independent kingdom unchallenged in 41 ce, the chinese emperor sent an army commanded by one of his best generals to reconquer vietnam for two years, the sisters defended their borders against the chinese, but eventually they were worn down by the empire's military and financial superiority. In august 2014, hanoi will coordinate with vietnam women's union to celebrate 2000th anniversary of trung sisters' birthday the celebration aims to tribute and honor two greatest heroines in vietnam's history.
Check out our top free essays on trung sisters to help you write your own essay i have two sisters and we know how is being a great sister each of us has. The trung sisters exhibited both resilience and pugnacity when resisting enemy forces, but ultimately their efforts were futile during the age of exploration and expansion, the primary site for conquering was the americas. To the trung sisters' revolt: viet-nam as the chinese found it received 27 september 1978 (the two often go hand in hand) to the extent that a.
The trung sisters the trung sisters by: addison stout we live in the western world not by the american view but of the asian view a place that has been invaded multiply times, not just by the western worlds but, by their own neighbors that were looking to expand territory. The trung sisters, to this day, are well-celebrated in vietnam thanks to their succesful resistance against the chinese army learn more about their history here. The trung sisters ngandt public book 64 previews 0 likes 17 pages create your book for free enjoy these books emily's dream of college by cspearrin 18934.
If this is true, it would seem that the trung sisters followed the typical royal family model of the eldest child being crowned monarch and the younger child named commander of the nation's army other accounts tell us that the two sisters ruled as co-regents of the newly independent vietnam. The legend of the trung sisters in vietnamese culture how shameful this is in comparison with the two trung sisters, who were women find new research papers. Within months, the trung sisters armed with military skills and passion for independence had regained control of 65 citadels, including luy lau citadel where they defeated to dinh and his soldiers they kept the chinese military power out of nam viet for two years. To the confucian chinese, it must have been shocking that the vietnamese resistance movement was led by two women — the trung sisters, or hai ba trung — but the made a mistake in 39 ad when trung trac's husband, a noble named thi sach, lodged a protest about increasing tax rates, and in response, the chinese governor apparently had him. Extended essay history the role of vietnamese women during the vietnam war vietnamese women's museum in hanoi, a pagoda hai ba trung (two trung sisters),.
Early years the trung sisters were born in a rural vietnamese village, into a military family their father was a prefect of me linh, therefore the sisters grew up in a house with a lot of militaristic influence. Perhaps even more famous than lady triêu are the two trung sisters according to legend, in 40 ad chinese soldiers killed the husband of the eldest sister, trung tráć subsequently, the sisters raised an army and drove the invaders away, ruling as queens for two years, during which time they abolished taxes before being defeated by a. What comments about women does taylor make in his essay on the trung sisters one of two main gods worshiped in angkor had a impact on society. The hai ba trung (trung sisters) temple festival is held annually on lunar january 6 in me linh commune, me linh district, hanoi it is the birthplace of the two sisters trung trac and trung nhi, two famous vietnamese heroines who rode elephants to lead their troops to defeat the foreign invaders.
The trung sisters (c 12 - ad 43), known in vietnamese as hai bà trưng (literally the two ladies trưng), and individually as trưng trắc (徵 側) and trưng nhị (徵 貳), were two 1st century vietnamese women leaders who successfully rebelled against chinese han-dynasty rule for three years, and are regarded as national heroines of vietnam. Today, the trung sisters continue to be honored throughout vietnam the image of two valiant women riding in on elephants adorns many artistic pieces, their names are used to name schools and public spaces, and their story serves as an inspiration to both women and men alike. Video created for the time warp show at columbia city theater jan 12 2014 for roxy & carol's performance of the heroic trung sisters of vietnam. The two sisters are considered to be a national symbol in vietnam they represent vietnam's independence (1138-75) went to the trung sisters' ancestral temple.
The trung sisters are national heroines in vietnam, with many statues and temples in their honor this is the story of how they became leaders to their people the han dynasty of china swept over the viet people while the roman empire was in conception. The most well-known of these heroines are the trung sisters, who led the first national uprising against their chinese conquerors in 40 ad their courageous spirit has served as an inspiration to the people of vietnam for nearly two thousand years and their legacy remains firmly embedded in the culture and national identity of the country to. The hai ba (two sisters) pagoda at hanoi and the pagoda of hat mon, in the province of son tay, are dedicated to the trung sisters, and an avenue in downtown ho chi minh city (formerly saigon) is named for them.
Summary: the trung sisters (12ad-43ad) were two strong, determined, courageous soldiers that fought for the oppressed people of vietnam these two women stood up to a larger nation, china, who saw them as a joke, and defeated them and liberated vietnam. The two sisters were named trung trac, who was the elder and trung nhi, the younger they were born (dates were unaccounted) in the province of giao chi, which is now known as northern vietnam. Statue of the trung sisters in ho chi minh city lĩnh nam lĩnh nam 40-43: the trưng sisters were more than two sisters that gave their life up for their.