Cosmopolitan Tang: Aristocratic Culture in China

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Explore the reunification of China under the Tang with a focus on aristocratic culture from poetry to calligraphy to literature.

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Introduction

Explore the reunification of China under the Tang with a focus on aristocratic culture from poetry to calligraphy to literature.

About this course

By the Tang period, China was divided into northern and southern dynasties with different rulers and political systems. The north was conquered by relatively unsophisticated barbarians, but in the south, the aristocratic families established a refined appreciation of writing and literature.

In this course, the third in a large collection covering all of Chinese history, you’ll learn about the Cosmopolitan Tang and the reemergence of great aristocratic clans. You’ll discover how these clans formed a kind of state aristocracy that dominated Tang’s government and society.

This period a product of the Medieval period, and of the development of Buddhism and Daoism gave the world a model for modern statehood the great cosmopolitan empire that defined it as among the highest achievements in Medieval culture. Join us to discover those achievements through readings of classical Chinese poetry and a review of the ancient art of calligraphy.

What you will learn from the Aristocratic Culture in China?

  • How the dynasties of north and south were reunified under the Sui and Tang.
  • To analyze China’s first multi-ethnic empire and its foreign relations.
  • How to compose and analyze poetry and calligraphy.
  • To understand a romantic story as both history and literature.

Syllabus

Welcome to ChinaX (Part 3)

Meet ChinaX

Part 3: Introduction

Section-12: The Unified Empire: Cosmopolitan Tang

Section-13: Poetry

Section-14: Calligraphy

Section-15: Yingying’s Story

Bonus Section: The Silk Roads with Dan Waugh, Incomplete section

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PROS: It's third in a large collection covering all of Chinese history. You’ll learn about the Cosmopolitan Tang and the reemergence of great aristocratic clans. Detailed information of how to compose and analyze poetry and calligraphy.
CONS: Some topics are quite challenging. Prior knowledge of China history. Need to improve video material to get better course insight.

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Introduction

Explore the reunification of China under the Tang with a focus on aristocratic culture from poetry to calligraphy to literature.

About this course

By the Tang period, China was divided into northern and southern dynasties with different rulers and political systems. The north was conquered by relatively unsophisticated barbarians, but in the south, the aristocratic families established a refined appreciation of writing and literature.

In this course, the third in a large collection covering all of Chinese history, you’ll learn about the Cosmopolitan Tang and the reemergence of great aristocratic clans. You’ll discover how these clans formed a kind of state aristocracy that dominated Tang’s government and society.

This period a product of the Medieval period, and of the development of Buddhism and Daoism gave the world a model for modern statehood the great cosmopolitan empire that defined it as among the highest achievements in Medieval culture. Join us to discover those achievements through readings of classical Chinese poetry and a review of the ancient art of calligraphy.

What you will learn from the Aristocratic Culture in China?

  • How the dynasties of north and south were reunified under the Sui and Tang.
  • To analyze China’s first multi-ethnic empire and its foreign relations.
  • How to compose and analyze poetry and calligraphy.
  • To understand a romantic story as both history and literature.

Syllabus

Welcome to ChinaX (Part 3)

Meet ChinaX

Part 3: Introduction

Section-12: The Unified Empire: Cosmopolitan Tang

Section-13: Poetry

Section-14: Calligraphy

Section-15: Yingying’s Story

Bonus Section: The Silk Roads with Dan Waugh, Incomplete section

Note: Your review matters 

If you have already done this course, kindly drop your review in our reviews section. It would help others to get useful information and better insight into the course offered.

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  • EDX
  • Harvard University
  • Online Course
  • Self-paced
  • Beginner
  • 3+ Months
  • Free Course (Affordable Certificate)
  • English
  • Chinese history Culture History

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