Some people think that because of the expression "the Son of Heaven" in the "Mulan Poems", the war that Mulan participated in is probably a time during the Taihe reign of Emperor Xiaowen. But this claim lacks stronger evidence. In any case, Mulan fought in the fifth century. This is a hundred to two hundred years away from the war between the Tang Dynasty and the Turks in the early seventh century. Northern Wei Dynasty Photo Credit: Jun Wu @Wiki CC BY SA 3.0 It can be seen that the movie "Mulan" made a big time shift, delaying the war between Tuoba Xianbei and Rouran for more than a hundred years and turning it into a war between the Tang Dynasty and the Turks.
So, if Mulan is from Tuoba Xianbei, what ethnicity is she? Tuoba Xianbei was a multi-ethnic mixed empire ruled by the Xianbei, and Mulan may have color correction services been from the Xianbei, Han, or even other northern ethnic groups. But combined with the description of "Mulan Poetry", the possibility that she is from Xianbei is still the greatest. Tuoba Xianbei has long practiced the division between Hu and Han: Xianbei people (and other nomads) are military households, serving as soldiers from generation to generation, and Han people are peasant households.
In "Poems of Mulan", "There are twelve volumes of military books, and the volumes have the names of the fathers." It just shows that Mulan's family is a military household. Mulan's father is a soldier, and Mulan's younger brother will inevitably become a soldier when he grows up. This is the characteristic of Xianbei families. After knowing that the Western Wei Dynasty implemented the "fubing system", Han farmers began to be included in the "military book" for conscription. A recent Chinese news article mentioned that Michael Kozak, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs of the U.S.