Tang Dynasty

Eliot Weinberger: China’s Golden Age

From the New York Review of Books, h/t the Foreign Expert blog: Women in the courts of the T’ang Dynasty, between 618 and 907, painted their eyebrows green; the standard of beauty was to have brows as delicately curved as...

Climate change may have brought down the Tang Dynasty – Scenta

As Communist Party leaders wring their hands over what to do with China’s rising temperatures, a new report suggests an atmospheric temperature shift may be what led the fall of the mighty Tang. From Science, Engineering & Technology News: The Tang dynasty is famed for a flowering of art and literature and for prosperity brought […]

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