A great time period
The Mandate of Heaven/ Power
The Mandate of heaven gave a person power and the right to rule.The only way that a person could lose the Mandate of heaven is if the person was overthrown or killed. then the person how killed him or her would get the Mandate of heaven so that is how the peasants got the Mandate of heaven.
They only had archers on horses and lancers with shields.
They had mostly meats like beef, mutton, pork, fish, cured meat, intestine, stomach.