The Tang Dynasty

Began Between 600-700AD and Ended Between 900-1000AD

Influences on Japan and Korea:

Much of Japanese and Korean culture was borrowed from the Chinese during the Tang Dynasty. They borrowed Buddhism, writing systems, respect for nature and Confucianism- "5 Relationships."

The solid red line represents the Silk Road and the dotted red line represents other trade routes.

Silk Road:

  • Helped the dynasty extend westward
  • Connected China with western cultures (Muslim and Byzantine Empires)

Contributions to Our Society:

  • Mechanical Clock
  • Porcelain
  • Compass
  • Spinning Wheel
  • Block Printing
  • Gunpowder

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