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Tang and Song China: Home; Tang Dynasty; Song Dynasty; Study Guide; Prosperity and Innovation
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This is a basic overview of the Tang and Song Dynasties of China

Song Dynasty. These upper-class women wear closely fitted jackets with narrow sleeves. The short wrap skirt worn by the woman on the left is paired with a long skirt. The woman on the right displays a low neckline under her jacket. Embroidered bands of floral designs decorate the front, sleeves, and hems of both jackets. The women`s embroidered silk hair ornaments are embellished with jewels and gold or silver details.

However, the  does not give a Ch'eng-t'ang at all and begins the dynasty two generations before T'ai-chia, with Ta-yi.
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History and images of Chinese coins and other ancient forms of money

Tang Dynasty. This musician performs for a formal occasion at the palace. Her high-waisted full skirt is tied with a long, flowing sash. Ornaments and a bow decorate her hair.

The rise of the Song Dynasty was marked by the fall of the large Tang Empire in the year 906
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During the Song Dynasty, the Chinese population doubled to roughly 200 million due to expanded rice cultivation in central and southern China: several cities along the main waterways and the southeast coast boasted more than 1 million inhabitants.

The founding of the Tang dynasty: The fall of Sui and rise of Tang, a preliminary survey
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In Chinese history, the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) was a period of unity and prosperity when the politics and economy were highly developed. Women’s dress and personal adornments of the Tang Dynasty were outstanding in China’s history. The clothing materials were exquisite, the structure was natural, graceful and elegant, and adornments were splendid. Below are some pictures showing traditional clothes during that time:

Timeline - University of Washington

The Founder of the dynasty was more or less a figurehead for his great son, Li Shih-min, the real creator of the T'ang state, and the mastermind of rebellion against the Sui while only 16 years old.

Tang Dynasty (618-907) – Chinese History: Ancient …

Tang Dynasty. This young woman`s long robe is held in place by a wide sash wrapped around her hips and securely knotted. Her hair has been divided into two sections, twisted, and fastened with barrettes.

Dynasties of Ancient China - Ancient China for kids

Until the , these names are "memorial titles" (), most frequently ending in , "Emperor." Starting with the T'ang, the posthumous names are "temple names" (), and the final character is most commonly , "Founder," or , "Ancestor." "Founder" is used at the beginning of the Dynasty, or after an event like a founding during it.

Introduction to the Dynasties of Ancient China

The Five Dynasties are the Later Liang Dynasty, Later Tang Dynasty, Later Jin Dynasty, Later Han Dynasty, and Later Zhou Dynasty.
After the death of the Later Zhou emperor and the forced resignation of his son, the Song dynasty came into power.

Shang, Chou, Han, Manchu, Age of Warring Staes and Confucius included

Tang Dynasty. This upper-class woman wears a strapless high-waisted dress under a transparent robe. The robe is secured by a knotted sash. She carries a fan, a popular accessory. Her hairstyle was known as “hundreds of flowers”; hairpins and other implements were used to construct the elaborate hair arrangement. The curled toe slippers show a Persian influence.