Chinese 252 Names & TermsNov. 3-5, 2010The Suí hdynasty (581 – 618 CE)1.Yáng Jiān hSuí Wéndì h(r. 581 – 603 CE)He founded the Sui Dynasty. He was a Northerner in origin.2.Yáng Guǎng hSuí Yángdì h(r. 604 – 618 CE)He was the son of Yang Jian. He went on a tour of the Jiangnan area after his ascension to the throne and was captivated by the life of the Southerners. He established a capital there, and lived there most of his time.The Táng hdynasty (618 – 907 CE)1.Táng Gāozǔh, a.k.a. LǐYuān h(r. 618 – 626 CE)2.Táng Tàizōng h, a.k.a. LǐShìmín h(r. 626 – 649 CE)3.chuán qíhtales (classical prose short stories; chuán qímeans “to transmit the 1.strange”)4.the pentatonic (five-tone) scale
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