Tang & Song China. Golden Ages. Two Great Dynasties in China. During the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties, China becomes the richest, powerful, and most advanced country in the world. Main Idea: Tang and Song China experienced an era of prosperity and technological innovation.
Tang and Song China experienced an era of prosperity and technological innovation.
Why it Matters Now:
Chinese inventions from this period, such as printing, gunpowder, and the compass, changed history.
Ruled smaller empire,
developed into great sea power, created paper money and movable type
Prospered through trade, improved agriculture, created great art and literature
Expanded the empire,
had a female ruler,