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Unformatted text preview: Li Shimin: Son of Duke of Tang most successful s Ruled as Emperor Taizong (629-649) Notable ruler Empress Wu s Locked sons away and ruled as regent s Then grandson ruled: Xuanzong An Lushan revolt and civil war s China in Turmoil Ten Kingdoms and Five Dynasties 907-960 Nomad Issues: s Ex. Khitans s China Resurgent: Song Dynasty Zhao Kuangyin: founder Dynasty lasted 960-1279 A.D. Confucian Civil Service Later years only in south: s Jurchens and Southern Song s Fall to Mongol Conquests Culture s Tang and Song Dynasty Culture s Art, Dance, Poetry (ex. Li Bai and Du Fu) New Innovations s (ex. Gunpowder etc.) Foot Binding Vietnam, Korea, Japan s Vietnam: China Dinh Bo Linh 968 A.D.: Claims 1st Emperor Capital Hanoi Expanded to South Also Indian influence Korea: China Koguryo, Paekche, Silla: 3 Rival Kingdoms Koguryo to Koryo: capital Kaesong...
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