jessica ham 12-4-12 Throughout history many cultures have gone through a time of prosperity and great achievements. Such achievements were made in many different areas like math, architecture art and many more. The tang dynasty in china and the Gupta dynasty in India experienced this. The Tang dynasty in china went through a great golden age because they went through a time of peace and prosperity. They learned a lot and they created a lot of technology The Tang dynasty invented gun powder which is still used today. They also invented mechanical clocks and they even developed a small pox vaccine which was killing thousands of people. After a period of civil war and decline in china, the tang reestablished a unified government. They redistributed land to the peasants and reintroduced the use of Confucian scholars in running the government. Tang emperors also established a law code, and renovated the canal systems to encourage trade and communication inside of China. The tang dynasty also developed a strict social structure under 3 sections called gentry, peasantry, and merchants. The golden The Golden Age of India occurs under the rule of the Gupta Dynasty, The Gupta established a strong central government. Gupta society had Hindu beliefs. They had a strict caste system, or class system. The peace and prosperity created under Gupta leadership enabled the pursuit of scientific and artistic endeavors. Gupta mathematicians developed the concept of zero in the use of math, and also developed the decimal system based on the number 10. They also created a number writing system that was later adopted by the Islamic Empire. This system became known…
empires in the world its development had certain peculiarities. China’s imperial system started in 221 BC with Qin Shi Huang, the First Emperor. Each other Emperor “symbolized” the ruling of the dynasty he belongs to. Imperial China existed till the year of 1912 when it stopped its existence under the Qing dynasty. All these period was concentrated on China trying to have control over more territories and protecting itself from becoming a vassal territory. One of the major China’s accesses to the external…
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song Dynasties
After reading the Introduction, you should be able to answer/define the following:
What is Hangzhou? Why is it important?
Any significant elements listed about the Tang and Song dynasties?
Rebuilding the Imperial Edifice in the Sui-Tang Era
After reading this section, you should be able to answer/define the following:
How was the Sui dynasty established?
Why was Wendi popular?
of Chinese (MOCA) also taught me about Chinese Immigration in America. In this essay I will explain the similarities moon shadow and I had and what I think about Chinese Immigration.
As Moon shadow and I neared Chinatown we saw plenty of Chinese (Tang) people bustling along in the streets and the sidewalks. What interested us both, were the many shops- grocery and herbal sores, clothing and laundries, and how they sold their products rapidly. We both noticed that the buildings around us were bright…
The Tang Empire
The Early Tang Empire: 618-755
The reunification of China after centuries of division was under the Sui dynasty. After 34 years in power, the Sui collapsed, which led to the long-lasting Tang Dynasty.
In 618, the Li family took advantage of Sui disorder to make an empire of similar scale and ambition, and adopted the name Tang; their emperor would be Li Shimin (ruled 627-649). Him and succeeding Tang rulers retained many Sui practices, avoiding centralization allowing nobles…
唐朝 618—907年 中国历史上国力最强的时期
The Tang Empire (618–907 AD) was the second largest and longest-enduring empire in the region after the Han Empire.
；the benign administration of the zhenguan reign period/. governance of zhen guan/ Golden Years of ZhenGuan/Kaiyuan Golden Age）(英文解释贞观之治：A golden age of Tang Dynasty in China's history ruled by Li Shih-min who's reign title is Zhenguan)后，历经武则天时期，唐朝的鼎盛时期（2 good leaders…
A Different Perspective of Hinduism
A Different Perspective of Hinduism
With over 900 million people who practice Hinduism it’s hard to believe that I knew very little about the religion until recently. Hinduism is considered to some, the oldest religion in the world, dating back hundreds of centuries. It is primarily practiced in India and Nepal but has followers all around the world. Hinduism’s peaceful teachings have even attracted some very popular celebrities…
January 12, 2011
Hinduism is not a religion in the same aspect as Christianity but rather multiple sects of beliefs. The individual can choose who or what they wish to worship, they can choose when and where they worship. According to Birodkar (2009), Hinduism has no formal priest or doctrine in this is why there is no uniting belief. “Throughout its long history[sic] there have been many reform movements in Hinduism, the best known…
Qing dynasty was the last dynasty in China. It was collapsed and taken over by communism. Although Pu-yi, who was the last emperor of Qing dynasty, attempted to re-gain the power and the throne, he ended up not success. Yes, I think it is inevitable that the dynastic system in China come to an end because the changes of the citizen’s new idea, the external relations and other reasons.
During the 18th to 19th centuries, the world was moving toward “euro-centrism”. People believed…
and the laying of foundations for modern religions and cultures. The two powerhouses of this time were the Tang Empire and the Islamic Empire, and their interactions at the time as well as retrospective comparisons are essential to understanding their characteristics. While they expanded their borders in similar militaristic ways and each became the dominant forces in their region, the Tang Empire built its bureaucracy on education while Islam’s foundation was religious; each was effected by the…