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  Tang Dynasty - MSN Encarta
The Tang Dynasty (Chinese : 唐朝 ; pinyin : Táng Cháo ; Middle Chinese : dhɑng) (June 18, 618 – June 4, 907) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui...
Building on the reunification of northern and southern China by the Sui dynasty (581-618), the Tang empire established a strong, centralized state system that brought together the aristocratic clans of all regions, and ended four centuries of political and cultural division between northern and southern China.
The most important turning point in Tang history was the rebellion in 755 of An Lushan (An Lu-shan), the military governor of northeastern China, who feared that political changes at court were beginning to threaten his power.
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 Tang Dynasty - Conservapedia
One of the most prominent figures of the Tang dynasty was a general known as An Lushan - his name indicates that he was a Soghdian ("An" indicates his place of origin), and that his given name in Soghdia was "Rokhan", the male form of Roxanna, the name of Alexander the Great's wife.
Culturally, the late Tang was quite inferior to the high Tang period, although the fashions for foreign clothes and music remained the same.
The Tang dynasty period was also a period of massive Chinese influence on Japan.
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 Tang Dynasty in Xian, China  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
The Tang Dynasty, with its capital at Chang'an (modern day suburb of Xi'an), the most populous city in the world at the time, is regarded by historians as a high point in Chinese civilization — equal, or even superior, to the Han period.
Emperor Tang Xuan Zong brought China to its golden age and Tang influences reached all the way to Japan and Korea in the east, Vietnam in the south and central and western Asia in the west.
The dynasty was ended when one of the military governors, Zhu Wen, deposed the last emperor and took the throne for himself, thereby beginning the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period.
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 Chinese history - The Tang Dynasty ( 618 - 907 BC ) - A Women of the Tang Dynasty
A Recollection of the Splendor of the Tang Dynasty
This was during the 618 to 765 zenith of the Tang Dynasty.
During the Tang Dynasty, it was common for the Han to intermarry with other ethnic groups or foreigners, and there was a law protecting Sino-foreign intermarriage.
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 Tang Dynasty - Timeline Index
The Tang Dynasty, with its capital at Changan (modern-day suburb of Xi'an), the most populous city in the world at the time, is regarded by historians as a high point in Chinese civilization — surpassing that of the Han Dynasty.
Emperor Gaozu of Tang China, born Li Yuan, was the founder of the Tang Dynasty of China, and the first emperor of this dynasty from 618 to 626.
Emperor Taizong of Tang China, born Li Shimin, was the second emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China from 626 to 649.
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 Tang Dynasty
The Tang Dynasty, with its capital at Chang'an (present-day Xi'an), the most populous city in the world at the time, is regarded by historians as a high point in Chinese civilization — equal to or surpassing that of the Han Dynasty - as well as a golden age of cosmopolitan culture.
Yulan magnolia flowers were regarded as a symbol of purity in the Tang Dynasty and it was planted in the grounds of the Emperor's palace.
The ultimate cause of the Tang dynasty's fall is as yet unknown, but a series of rebellions and military defeats in the eighth century CE highlighted the decline of the power available to its central government.
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 Tang Dynasty
From its establishment in 618 to its downfall in 907, the Tang Dynasty is the most prosperous dynasty in Chinese history.
The Tang can be divided into two periods: the early period and the late period, with the eight-year An Lushan-Shi Siming Rebellion as its turning point.
Later, Zhu deposed the Tang emperor and proclaimed himself emperor of the later Liang Dynasty, which ushered in the period of the Five Dynasties and Ten States.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_aboutchina/2003-09/24/content_22799.htm   (281 words)

  
 4. The Tang Dynasty - All Empires
Tang Taizong was suceeded by his son Gaozong, who was a weak man and allowed his domineering wife Wu Zetian to run the state and become the power behind the throne.
Tang pottery and poetry became popular during this period, and it can be said that Xuanzong presided over the Golden Age of China and the Tang dynasty.
The Tang dynasty was utterly exhausted by this terrible conflict.
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 Tang Dynasty
The Tang dynasty was vast, with its control ranging from Korea, southern Manchuria, and Northen Vietnam.
In the west, the Tang influence was felt as far away as present-day Afghanistan.
Even though Buddhism was at its peak during the early Tang dynasty, many of the Tang officials were of the Confucian discipline and regarded Buddhism as a disruptive force in China.
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 Tang Dynasty - ChaileWiki
The music of Tang Dynasty was in their beginning mostly melancholic, partly depressiv, lost in the try to escape into a imaginary dreamworld and full of contrasts.
Ding Wu, lead vocalist of Tang Dynasty was born on December 30th 1962 in Beijing and has spent most of his youth in the northern province Heilongjiang before he returned to Beijing in 1972 to start studying at the Industrials Arts Academy.
Tang Dynasty's first album "A dream returns to Tang Dynasty" - China's first heavy metal album - is released in 1992.
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 Chinese history - The Tang Dynasty ( 618 - 907 BC )
His name was Li Yuan (known posthumously as Gaozu) and he was to establish the Tang Dynasty (618-907), commonly regarded by the Chinese at the most glorious period in their history.
Although Tang forces regained control of the empire, it was the beginning of the end for the Tang.
From 907 to 959, until the establishement of the Song Dynasty, China was once again racked by wars between contenders for the mandate of heaven.
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 Tang Dynasty Investments Ltd. - Index
Tang Dynasty have been providing immigration consulting expertise to the Atlantic region for over three years and have over thirteen years of business experience in the region.
Tang Dynasty focuses on several core areas: international trade, environmental policy and strategy and communication.
Tang Dynasty skills are research, policy analysis and corporate affairs and communications strategies.
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One of the most glorious periods in the history of China was that of the Tang (T'ang) dynasty (618-906), at whose zenith the Chinese empire was the largest, wealthiest, and most populous on earth.
In this tolerant atmosphere the arts flourished, culminating in the second blossoming of the Tang dynasty during the reign (712-56) of the emperor Tang Xuanzong (T'ang HsŸan-tsung).
By the 9th century, Tang power was spent, and the dynasty ended in a welter of rebellions and civil strife.
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  Asian Spirit - China - Tang Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Tang Dynasty was one of the richest and most opulent periods of all Chinese history.
The Tang Dynasty was rich with a number of the greatest craftsman who ever lived in the history of China.
Three-color ware, or Sancai, was one of the greatest contributions of the Tang Dynasty.
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  Tang Dynasty information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Tang Dynasty, with its capital at Chang'an (present-day Xi'an), the most populous city in the world at the time, is regarded by historians as a high point in Chinese civilization — equal to or surpassing that of the Han Dynasty.
Emperor Tang Xuan Zong brought the Middle Kingdom to its golden age and Tang hegemony reached all the way to Japan and Korea in the east, Indo China in the south and central and western Asia in the west.
The Tang were eventually driven out of Central Asia, and imperial China did not regain ground in that region until the Mongol led regime during the Yuan Dynasty.
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  Tang Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tang Dynasty, with its capital at Chang'an (present-day Xi'an), the most populous city in the world at the time, is regarded by historians as a high point in Chinese civilization — equal to or surpassing that of the Han Dynasty.
Emperor Tang Xuan Zong brought the Middle Kingdom to its golden age and Tang hegemony reached all the way to Japan and Korea in the east, Indo China in the south and central and western Asia in the west.
The Tang were eventually driven out of Central Asia, and imperial China did not regain ground in that region until the Mongol led regime during the Yuan Dynasty.
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 Tang Dynasty art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tang dynasty, with its capital at Chang'an (today's Xi'an), the most populous city in the world at the time, is regarded by historians as a high point in Chinese civilization—equal, or even superior, to the Han period.
The Tang period was the golden age of literature and art.
Beginning in the Tang dynasty, the primary subject matter of Chinese painting was the landscape, known as shanshui (mountain-water) painting.
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 Empires Past: China: Restoration and Tang
The dynasty fell apart in the early seventh century because of an outbreak of uprisings, assassinations, and disloyalty.
The political greatness of the Tang was due in majority to the group of Confucian scholars that advised the Emperor.
Tang rulers finally realized that the instability of past dynasties was due to their reliance on various aristocratic families and warlords.
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 Week XI TRADITIONAL CHINA: The Imperial City of the Tang Dynasty
During the Tang, Chang'an was the cultural capital of all of East Asia, by far the largest city in the world, and it was held is such high esteem that it was used as a model for capitals of other contemporary East Asian capitals, notably Parhae and Japan.
Tang texts record that Huayuan Hall was the site of ceremonies of the New Year and the winter solstice, the investiture of the new emperor, changing of reign titles, the inspection of troops and presentation of captive s.
The Tang Dynasty is notable in the history of Chinese ceramics for the dynamic beauty of its shapes, for the development of colored glazes and for the perfection of porcelain.
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 Asian Spirit - China - Tang Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Tang Dynasty was one of the richest and most opulent periods of all Chinese history.
The Tang Dynasty was rich with a number of the greatest craftsman who ever lived in the history of China.
Three-color ware, or Sancai, was one of the greatest contributions of the Tang Dynasty.
asianspiritgallery.com /china_tang.html   (1210 words)

  
 McClung Museum - Chinese Tang Pottery
China of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) achieved a brilliant and prosperous culture that was the envy and model of all its neighbors.
The prosperity and internationalism of the Tang dynasty (AD 618-906) initiated a rich and colorful age that remains a glorious chapter in the history of China.
Tang ceramics generally have an unglazed area above the bases of figures or the footrings of vessels, because the potters were not able to control the flow of the lead glazes during firings.
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 Influences on and of the Tang Dynasty
Because the Sui dynasty had reunified the northern and southern portions of China, the Tang Empire was able to create a strong centralized government and work towards unifying the political and cultural divisions between its people.
The Tang emperors set up a strong centralized system of government, in which the emperor was the supreme authority and the state officials were selected on the bases of merit and education.
The Tang code had more than five hundred articles that identified crimes and their punishments, such detailed laws were applied to everyone, and allowed the government to manage such a large population.
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 Tang Poetry - Introduction
As many a dynasty in Chinese history is marked by some phase of success representing the thought and life of that period, the T'ang Dynasty is commonly recognized as the golden age of poetry.
Li Po, one of the two major poets of the T'ang dynasty, a lover of detachment and freedom, deliberately avoided the lü-shih and chose the less formal verse forms to sing of friendship or wine.
The greatest Chinese poetry was created during the Tang dynasty (618-907), a period of general peace and prosperity ending in a decline.
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 Fun with Tang Dynasty poetry
TANG DYNASTY rhyming poems are the most popular of traditional Chinese poetry.
On your first reading of a Tang poem, you would encounter a straightforward narrative -- description of a moonlit river, farewell exchange at the frontier, observation of the effects of famine, listening to music, the thoughts of a young girl amidst the flowers.
For myself and several like-minded close friends, we are engaged in a literary endeavour -- to study, understand, dig up and appreciate Tang poetry using the standard published anthology of 300 poems (from an estimated half million that had been published and preserved).
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 Chinese History, Tang dynasty
Tang dynasty's economic prosperity, social stability and brilliant culture were a beacon for the rest of the world.
Tang's glory reached its peak during the reign of Xuanzong (712-756), Empress Wu's grandson.
Although Tang regained control of the empire, but it had been permanently damaged and no measures could help it to regain its former glory.
www.hometownchina.com /tang.htm   (401 words)

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