HIST 1010 Lecture 13 - Lecture 13 East Asia III Sui Dynasty had a lot in common with the Qin Dynasty Both ended the warring states Era Sui dynasty

HIST 1010 Lecture 13 - Lecture 13 East Asia III Sui Dynasty...

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Lecture 13East Asia III Sui Dynastyhad a lot in common with the Qin DynastyBoth ended the warring states EraSui dynastyReintroduced ConfucianismEncouraged BuddhismDid not last very longHelped build Great CanalSet stage for Tang DynastyTang DynastyGolden AgesEqual land distributionEst. Mints and copper coinsState civil service exams=competent gov’t officials.Greater exposure to outside world through trade contactsGreat age for art and cultureExample: Empress WuhouVery outward looking societyWas not afraid of new things/ideasVery cosmopolitanLinked through the silk roadsCapital city: Chang’an (Xi’an) largest city in the worldoLaid out on a grid systemoAt least four Zoroastrianism templesRevived national university for training bureaucrat’s that the Han used15000 civil servants an any given timesPeasants were very productive, because they actually own their own land.

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