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Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Wendi
-Northern aristocrat who overthrows the Zhou ruler of northern China and unifies much of the region and establishes the Sui dynasty.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Yangdi
-Wendi's son. Murdered father to gain the throne.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Loyand
-The capital of the Sui dynasty.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Heavanly Khan
-Tittle of the leaders of the Turkish tribes who were vassals to the Tang.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Silla
-Vassal kingdom to Tang. Becomes Korea on 668.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Changan
-The capital of the Tang empire.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Ministry of Rights
-Administered regularized exams to students from government schools or respected teachers.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Jinshi
-Those able to pass the most difficult chinese literature exams. Regarded very highly in the empire.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Pure Land
-Salvationist strain of Bhuddism. Won wide spread conversion.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Li Yuan
-Establishes the Tang Dynasty.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Mahayana Bhuddism
-Chinese version of Bhuddism. Bhudda is viewed as more of a God.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Chan
-The Zen variant of Bhuddism. Attracted the elite. Stresses meditation and appreciation of natural and artistic beauty.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Hymn of Wisdom
-Captures Chan level of consciousness. (poem)
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Wuzong
-Emporer Wuzong suppressed Buddhist monastaries and recovery of land begins.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Xuanzong
-Put end to Empress Wei's atttempt of usurption. His reign marks the decline.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Yang Guifie
-Prostitute Xungong is unfatuated with. Attempts to get family higher up in the government.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Zhao Kuangyin
-960 restores chinese control. Begins Song Empire.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Sinified
-Influenced by Chinese culture.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Zhu Xi
-Most prominent neo- confucianist.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Wang Anshi
-1070's-1080's cheif minister of Song that enacts reforms.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Legalist
-Religion that opposes confucianism.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Jurchens
-(Overthrow Laoi) northern nomads. 115 invade north of Song empire.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Southern Song
-Song Empire that fled south to Yangtze basin in 1115. Empire ends in 1279.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Junks
-Chinese. Best commercial vessels of that time.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Flying Money
-Credit vouchers given to merchants that they could present for reimbersment in the right city,
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Hangzhou
-The late Song capital. Yangtze delta, canals, bridges, and beautiful.
Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song.
Vocabulary: Footbinding
-Secludes women by removing mobility typical of all classes.