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Tang Dynasty 唐朝

Here is a collection of articles related to the history of the Tang dynasty.
The Tang dynasty was one of the Golden Ages of China. Many stories from the Tang period continued to be rememebred and told to this day.

 

yang gui feiYang Gui Fei, 杨贵妃
Yang Gui Fei was the consort of Tang Emperor and is one of the 4 beauties of ancient China. In 756 CE, she was forced to commit suicde during a mutiny. However, there were rumours that she had escaped to Japan. Did she die in China or escape to Japan?

yang gui feiYang Gui Fei, 杨贵妃 as Yokihi
Yang Gui Fei, one of the 4 beauties of ancient China, was ordered to commit sucide in 756 CE. The Japanese believed that she escaped to Japan where she is known as Yokihi.

hua qing hot springHua Qing Hot Spring, 华清池
The hot spring in Xian made famous by Emperor Ming Huang and his favourite consort Lady Yang.

tang emperorList of Tang emperors
A reference list of personal names, temple names, reign titles and reign dates of Tang emperors.

 

wu zhe tianWu Zhe Tian
Wu Zhe Tian, the only women in the history of China to become an emperor and the only emperor to have a wordless stele. She was critised for going against tradition but also appropiated by other women with political ambitions the latest being Mdm Mao.

sennyuji templeSennyu-Ji Temple, 泉涌寺, Kyoto
Japanese Buddhist monastery with a sculpture of Lady Yang Gui Fei, 杨贵妃 as Guan Yin.


wu zhe tianReign list of Zhou emperor
Athough Zhou Dynasty has only one emperor, Wu Zhe Tian, the reign list is particularly long and fancy.

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