Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Spring and Autumn Period': History of China Jyutping 481 BC 720s BC Confucius Lu (state) Spring and Autumn Annals Feudalism Demesne Luoyang Zhou Dynasty Suzerainty Warring States Period Ping of Zhou Jin (state) Qi (Shandong) Zheng (state) Hao Yellow River Mandate of Heaven 709–700 BC 740s BC Duke Zhuang of Zheng 620s BC 630s BC 640s BC 680s BC Duke Huan of Qi Duke Wen of Jin Chu (state) Qin (state) Battle of Bi Battle of Chengpu Battle of Yanling Cai (state) Chen (state) Interstate relations during the Spring and Autumn period Realpolitik International law 570s BC 6th century BC Jiangsu Wu (state) Yue (state) Zhejiang 465 BC 496 BC King Fuchai of Wu King Goujian of Yue 403 BC