Essays Tagged: "Tang Dynasty"

English translation to the 6th and 7th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Eight Dimensions' CD.

o sit on the swingGrandpa was smoking and talking about the classics of the tea sage Lu Yu from the Tang dynastyWhich was passed down through generations.That day, I searched through the dictionaryTo ... n drinking tea)The tea which Lu Yu brewed, is like a Chinese landscape painting(The grandeur of the Tang dynasty, is still raging)

(2 pages) 30 0 1.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Chinese Medicinal Meals (Yao Shan) in the West.

recipes such as Soup of Chinese Angelica root, Fresh Ginger and Mutton (Danggui Sheng jiang Yangrou Tang), Soup of Lily bulb and Yolk (Baihe Jizihuang Tang), Decoction of Pigskin (Zhufu Tang), etc., a ... fu Tang), etc., all of which now still have important values.Sun Simiao, a well-known doctor in the Tang Dynasty, listed and discussed such questions as the dietetic treatment for senile health care a ...

(13 pages) 99 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

To what extent was China's failure to effectively deal with the West up to 1842 a consequence of its traditional attitude to foreign states?

centre of the world, their self-imposed isolation and their economic and social success during the Tang Dynasty (687-907 A.D). In contrast, the rest of the world was not in the same league which only ... , China was isolated from foreign contacts and their feeling of superiority was enhanced.During the Tang Dynasty, also known as the "Golden Age", trade with distant countries became increasingly impor ...

(7 pages) 64 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has one of the finest Asian and European art collections that has enlightened and strengthened my understanding in my personal art experience.

of Buddhas, there was a sense of peace and guidance lingering inside me. The Seated Buddha, of the Tang dynasty, ca.650, from China, made of dry lacquer with traces of gilt and polychrome pigments, h ... orful figure.The stylistic elements of this early example of the Buddha clearly reflect the typical Tang features of China. The high quality of the expression and the fine, pronounced modeling, the fi ...

(4 pages) 138 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Tang Dynasty

that followed. The Han dynasty laid the groundwork for all of Asia. After many years of chaos, the Tang dynasty is the one time period that stands out. Arriving after the Sui dynasty, the Tang prides ... cy of progress and innovation that reached far beyond the borders of East Asia. The legacy that the Tang exhibited would make me proud to be a part of their civilization.The Tang dynasty exhibited wha ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Buddhist art

        China(Probably Shakyamuni (Shijiarmouni), the historical Buddha, China, middle Tang dynasty, ca AD 700-800)The representation of Buddha in India and China had some similaritie ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Comparison of the Tang and Song Dynasties.

In Chinese history there were many rulers and dynasties, some of them include the Tang and Song dynasties. They were alike in many ways, but also differed in so many more.The Tang dy ... butary states. They also rebuilt the bureaucracy and enlarged the civil service system.The Song and Tang dynasties both had well organized societies. They both also had very many poets and artists. Th ... traders to reach the Chinese.The Song dynasty ruled for 319 years, a slightly longer time then the Tang. During the Song period they had military setbacks. After constant threat of invasion in the no ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Change over Time in Postclassical China [AP style essay]

The era of the Tang and Song Dynasties is considered the Golden Age of Post-classical China. During these times, tr ... aspects of Chinese life have both changed and remained the constant as China progressed through the Tang and the Song dynasties.The rebuilding of and expansion of the Chinese bureaucracy was crucial f ... xpansion of the Chinese bureaucracy was crucial for the restoration of Chinese unity that the early Tang emperors strived to achieve. Central to the restored bureaucracy was a scholar-gentry and a rew ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This is a assignment that I had to do: make a Chinese newspaper

in the rebellion against the Sui dynasty to take over the throne. Power has been taken over by the Tang dynasty after the great rebellions collapsed the Sui dynasty. It was time for a change and it h ...

(1 pages) 489 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

China's Greatest Dynasty

which one was the best of all? There has been great debate over this topic, but I think it was the Tang. The Tang Dynasty was the greatest, because they improved the government, made many technologic ... echnological advancements, and aided the flowering of their culture.The Sui Dynasty, the one before Tang, had fallen because of internal rebellions so the remaining generals fought for power. The gene ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Cultural Anthropology, Indigenous peoples

s.The Dukha, are an ancient people of Turk descent who are first mentioned in the annals of China's Tang dynasty (Owen, 2004). A Mongolian group of people living in northern Khovsgol Aimag, their numb ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.6 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Character analysis of Miss Havisham in Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations"

taking Mr. Nobody with him.Mr. Nobody was a really good friend, but he was nowhere as cherished as Tang. I got Tang, a stuffed orangutan, for Christmas when I was three. Tang was named after my favor ... keovers with wet colored pencils, he understood all my jokes, and he came with me everywhere I went.Tang was friendly and loved giving kisses. In fact, his kisses were a bit of a legend around home. T ...

(6 pages) 14 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The sextants of beijing

l around the world.In the book, it started out from the year between 629 through 645, which was the Tang dynasty. In this time, Han China was interested in establishing political and commercial relati ... projects from India.According to Waley Cohen, the trade expanded for a number of reasons during the Tang dynasty. The first was simply the attractiveness of the success and cosmopolitan Tang court and ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The influence that hsi yu chi

to kingdom. His book was called 'Hsi Yu Chi' (The Record of a Journey To The West). Little did the Tang Dynasty Monk realize that his book would father one of the most well known works of Chinese lit ... sang into a corner and introduces a new hero, a monkey named Sun Wu K'ung, who is a disciple of the Tang Monk. Hsuan Tsangs other disciples are Chu Wu Neng, who is pig-man and Sha Wu Ching who is a wa ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Differences between Bureaucrat

Bureaucrats and aristocrats, the former evident in the government in the Tang dynasty (617-907) and the ladder pronoun in the government of Heian Japan. Both are different i ... through the bureaucracy (Class Lecture, Oct. 16, 97). Bureaucracy first replaced aristocracy in the Tang dynasty, under the rule of Empress Wu (625?-706?, r.690-706) bureaucracy was expanded by furthe ... one could see this shifting of supremacy from the aristocracy to the bureaucracy.Government in the Tang dynasty was regulated by the Tang legal codes, a system of laws written by legalists which cons ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The influence that hsi yu chi

to kingdom. His book was called 'Hsi Yu Chi' (The Record of a Journey To The West). Little did the Tang Dynasty Monk realize that his book would father one of the most well known works of Chinese lit ... sang into a corner and introduces a new hero, a monkey named Sun Wu K'ung, who is a disciple of the Tang Monk. Hsuan Tsangs other disciples are Chu Wu Neng, who is pig-man and Sha Wu Ching who is a wa ...

(6 pages) 396 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Chinese Art

and deities, which afforded protection for the mirrors' owners and their heirs. The Sui and Tang dynasties represent the dawning of a new golden age for bronze mirrors. The adoption of cire pe ... were greater than ever. Stylistically, mirrors from these dynasties shared indebtedness to earlier Tang designs before each developed their own traditions. The Liao and the Song were, perhaps, more w ...

(8 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

My Contribution to Diversity on Campus

d piece of pottery.During one museum trip, I recited out loud the English description of an old Tang dynasty vase. Two American backpackers were delighted to meet someone who could speak English ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

China Country Study

eat Inventions” that China has given us. Of the four, paper and printing came first during the Tang Dynasty. These were followed by the development of the compass, though it is difficult to say e ... arrow, the parachute, natural gas as fuel, and the propeller. All of these were invented during the Tang Dynasty, which produced many great inventions and discoveries for the Chinese. These are some t ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Song Dynasty

the separated situation for the previous 50 years. Finally, he reunited China after the fall of the Tang dynasty.The Song dynasty is known for its economic. The accomplishments were due to the policie ...

(2 pages) 28 1 3.7 Dec/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History