The Tang Dynasty

Influence on Japan and Korea

Much of the Japanese and Korean culture was borrowed from the chinese during the Tang Dynasty:

  • Buddhism
  • Confucianism "5 Relationships"
  • Writing System
  • Respect for nature

Silk road

The silk road helped the dynasty extend westward. It connected China with other western cultures. (Muslim and Byzantine Empires)

Contributions to our society

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

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