The Tang & Song Dynasties by L699pm4

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									Tang & Song China

     Golden Ages
        Two Great Dynasties in China
 During  the Tang (618-
  907) and Song (960-1279)
  dynasties, China becomes
  the richest, powerful, and
  most advanced country in
  the world.
 MainIdea:                 Whyit Matters Now:
  Tang and Song China       Chinese inventions
   experienced an era of      from this period, such
   prosperity and             as printing, gunpowder,
   technological              and the compass,
   innovation.                changed history.
 TheTang Dynasty World           TheSong Dynasty World
 View:                            View:
   west   along the Silk Road      looks   east towards the sea
                Trade/Foreign Contacts
 Silk   Road
    west;   Tang Dynasty
                  Trade/Foreign Contacts
 Silk   Road
    west;   Tang Dynasty
 ocean    ships
    east,   Song Dynasty
         Korea
         Japan
         India
         PersianGulf
         east Africa
                       Agriculture
 imported  fast-
  ripening rice from
  Vietnam
                    Agriculture
 imported  fast-
  ripening rice from
  Vietnam
 allowed two crops
  each season instead
  of one
                    Agriculture
 imported  fast-
  ripening rice from
  Vietnam
 allowed two crops
  each season instead
  of one
 fueled population
  increase
          Science and Technology
 mathematics   flourished
           Science and Technology
 mathematics  flourished
 adopted the use of
  algebra and the concept
  of zero
           Science and Technology
 mathematics  flourished
 adopted the use of
  algebra and the concept
  of zero
 invented movable type
           Science and Technology
 mathematics  flourished
 adopted the use of
  algebra and the concept
  of zero
 invented movable type
 developed gunpowder
Inventions of Tang and Song China
                Golden Age of Art
 wealth,education, and
  urban culture = artistic
  achievement
                    Golden Age of Art
 wealth, education, and
  urban culture = artistic
  achievement
 great poetry
    Li   Bo and Du Fu
                    Golden Age of Art
 wealth, education, and
  urban culture = artistic
  achievement
 great poetry
    Li   Bo and Du Fu
 Three-color ware was one
  of the greatest
  contributions of the Tang
  Dynasty
                    Golden Age of Art
 wealth, education, and
  urban culture = artistic
  achievement
 great poetry
    Li   Bo and Du Fu
 Three-color ware was one
  of the greatest
  contributions of the Tang
  Dynasty.
 Many figurines,
  predominantly horses and
  camels, were produced.
 Most of these pieces have been found in the more
 affluent tombs of the Tang period
The Tang and Song Dynasties Compared

          Tang Only                    Song Only
                           Both

  Expanded the          Prospered          Ruled smaller
     empire,          through trade,          empire,
  had a female           improved          developed into
      ruler,           agriculture,       great sea power,
     adopted          created great        created paper
    Buddhism              art and            money and
                        literature          movable type

								
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