The Han Dynasty was before the Tang Dynasty. The Tang began in 550 A.D and ended around 930 A.D. The Tang Dynasty
contributed gun powder, the compass, the mechanical clock, porcelain, the
spinning wheel, block printing, and the earthquake detector. The Japanese and
Korean culture was borrowed from the Chinese, during the Tang Dynasty. The Silk
Road continued to help china during the Tang Dynasty. The Silk Road connected
Tang with Muslim and Byzantine Empires. Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Chinese
folk religion were the religions during the Tang Dynasty.