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EASTERN GUO (simplified Chinese : 东虢; traditional Chinese : 東虢; pinyin : Dōng Guó) was a Chinese vassal state of the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-770 BCE).

According to transmitted ancient texts, after King Wu of Zhou destroyed the Shang Dynasty
Shang Dynasty
in 1046 BCE, his two uncles received grants of land. One, known as the Western Guo
Western Guo
was at Yongdi and the other, Eastern Guo, at Zhidi (modern day Xingyang
Xingyang
, Henan ). However, this account has been questioned by modern scholars such as Li Feng, who believe that Eastern Guo
Eastern Guo
was founded later by a subbranch of Western Guo.

Eastern Guo
Eastern Guo
barely survived into the Spring and Autumn period (770-475 BCE). It was conquered by the State of Zheng in 767 BCE.

REFERENCES

* ^ Li Feng (2006). Landscape and Power in Early China: The Crisis and Fall of the Western Zhou 1045-771 BC. Cambridge University Press. pp. 251–262. ISBN 978-1-139-45688-3 . * ^ Bamboo Annals

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