Northern Song

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Chinese Painting - Song and Yuan Dynasties (960–1368)
... Painting during the Song Dynasty (960–1279) reached a new level of sophistication with further development of landscape painting immeasurable distances were conveyed through the use of ... The emphasis laid upon landscape painting in the Song period was grounded in Chinese philosophy Taoism stressed that humans were but tiny specks amongst vast and greater cosmos, while Neo-Confucianist writers ... birds on branches were held in high esteem by the Song Chinese, landscape painting was paramount ...
Culture Of The Song Dynasty - Visual Arts
... Chinese painting, and Chinese ceramics Chinese painting during the Song Dynasty reached a new level of sophistication with further development of landscape painting ... The emphasis laid upon landscape painting in the Song period was grounded in Chinese philosophy Taoism stressed that humans were but tiny specks amongst vast and greater cosmos, while Neo-Confucianist ... porcelain and celadon wares with complex use of enamels was also developed further during the Song period ...
Karhana
... Yutian, Karahana sent envoys with tribute to the emperor of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) ... In 1063, the Northern Song conferred upon the ruler of Karahan the title of “King of Sworn Allegiance.” In the third year after the founding of the ...
Architecture Of The Song Dynasty - Tombs of The Northern Song Emperors
... of Gongyi city in Gongxian County, Henan province, the large tombs of the Northern Song Dynasty number about one thousand, including individual tombs ... of the complex began in 963 AD, during the reign of the first Song ruler, Emperor Taizu of Song, whose father is also buried at the site ... The only Northern Song emperors not buried there are Emperor Huizong of Song and Emperor Qinzong of Song, who died in captivity after the Jurchen invasion ...
History Of The Song Dynasty - China's First Standing Navy
... Even during the earlier Northern Song period, when it was written in Tamil inscriptions under the reign of Rajendra Chola I that Srivijaya had been completely taken in ... called Ti-hua-kia-lo) sent a trade embassy to the court of Emperor Shenzong of Song, and made lucrative profits in selling goods to China ... in Shandong in 1008, where he presented the Chinese Emperor Zhenzong of Song with gifts from his ruling Imam Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, establishing diplomatic relations between Egypt ...

Famous quotes containing the words song and/or northern:

    but you are not deaf,
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    line by line,
    and at last throw back
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    In civilization, as in a southern latitude, man degenerates at length, and yields to the incursion of more northern tribes.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)