Monday, June 14, 2010
About 2000 to 1400 BCE Vietnam was known to be a plce of Early Bronze age. By about 1200 BCE, wet-rice cultivation was adopted in the Ma River and Red River areas, where bronze weapons, utensils were in use.
The Hung kings was considered as the first vietnamese state.In 257 BCE, the last Hung king lost to Thuc PhanSome tribes Duong vuong came to powerwho in 207 BCE was defeated by Chinese general , ZhaTuo consolidated Au lac into Nanyue. In 111 BCE, the Chinese Han dynasty took over Nanyue into their empire.
For the next 1000 years, Vietnam was mostly under chinese rule.It became independent under the Anterior Ly Dynasty between 544 and 602. By the early 10th century Vietnem gained autonomy, but not independence, under the Khuk family.