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Ayman Omar KhanAC1407491HS150 World Civilizations I Assignment Number 601/13/2017Sui, Tang and Song DynastyChina a country that can boast of an ancient civilization, it has a long and mysterious history almost 5,000 years of it. Like most other great civilizations of the world, China can traceit culture back to a blend of small original tribes, which have expanded till they became the greatcountry we have today. It is recorded that Yuanmou man is the oldest hominoid in China and the oldest dynasty is Xia dynasty. From the long history of China, they emerge many eminent peoplethat have contributed a lot to the development of the whole country and to the enrichment of its history. Among them, there are emperors like Li Shimin (emperor Taizong of the Tang), philosophers like Confucius, great patriotic poets like Qu Yuan and, so many other great emperors. Sui dynasty started from 581 and ended in 618, the Sui dynasty lasted for only 38 years, and had only three emperors. With a tyrannical second emperor - Emperor Yang, the Sui dynasty was often compared to the Qin dynasty (221 BC - 206 BC). However, the whole nation was reunified and certain economic and political advances were achieved during this period. In Northern Zhou (557 - 581), Yang Jian, who was born to the noble class and was the Chengxiang (Prime Minister) of the last emperor, monopolized the political and military power and suppressed the separatist forces as well as some other royal forces. In 581, Yang Jian replaced Northern Zhou with Sui and proclaimed himself Emperor Wen. Thus the Sui dynasty was founded, with Chang'an (currently Xian) the capital and Luoyang the auxiliary capital. In 589,
the sui court conquered the last of the Southern dynasties, Chen, and brought together the whole nation. As a result of this reunification, the society became stabled, secured, And peacefully