They over-trumped the Sung by proclaiming the tribal chieftain king of Hsia .
Hsia was a clever fellow, and had acquired some reputation even at the early age of ten.
Some of these tribes definitely once formed a part of the earlier Hsia state.
It is unlikely that Hsia exercised any imperial hegemony over other peoples, since the empire system did not rise till Chou times.
It was a common saying during the Hsia dynasty, 'If the Emperor visiteth not, what will become of us?'
Meanwhile other armies were engaged in the conquest of the empire of the Hsia in China.
This one fact alone demonstrates that the Hsia rejected Chinese culture and were nationalistic Hun.
It sent down calamities upon the house of Hsia to make manifest its crimes.
In ancient times the rise to power of the province of Yin was due to Ichih, who was sent to the country of Hsia.
The origin of the Hsia state may have been a consequence of the progress due to bronze.