What was the Battle of Qianshuiyuan (618)?

Introduction The Battle of Qianshuiyuan (Chinese: 淺水原之戰), northwest of present-day Changwu, Shaanxi, was fought in 618 between the Tang and the Qin. The battle ended in victory for the Tang, whose armed forces were led by the future emperor Li Shimin. Background In 618 AD, Xue Ju, who occupied Longxi and made Tianshui his capital,… Read More