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Exploring the history and charm of the Tang Dynasty, and attempting to discover how, at its height, it became possibly the most prosperous, inter-connected and innovative country in the world, with a rich and influential legacy that survives even to this day.

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Exploring the history and charm of the Tang Dynasty, and attempting to discover how, at its height, it became possibly the most prosperous, inter-connected and innovative country in the world, with a rich and influential legacy that survives even to this day.

    Ep17 Painting the Tang

    Ep17 Painting the Tang

    The Tang preference for realism in their paintings.

    • 12 min
    Ep16 The Calligraphic Stars of the Tang

    Ep16 The Calligraphic Stars of the Tang

    A look at the amazing calligraphy of the Tang which is seen as a highlight of this fabulous dynasty.

    • 12 min
    Ep15 The Rise and Rise of Buddhism in Tang China

    Ep15 The Rise and Rise of Buddhism in Tang China

    The role of Buddhism on the development of China during the Tang Dynasty, and the key figures who raised this religion to new heights.

    • 12 min
    Ep14 Tang Music Turns Inwards

    Ep14 Tang Music Turns Inwards

    How the decline and eventual fall of the Dynasty was reflected in its music.

    • 12 min
    Ep13 Tang Music in Action

    Ep13 Tang Music in Action

    How guiding imperial hands can influence the development of the arts for generations to come.

    • 12 min
    Ep12 The Tang Musical Extravaganzas

    Ep12 The Tang Musical Extravaganzas

    The changing musical tastes of the Tang Dynasty, which at one point would have put Hollywood musicals to shame.

    • 13 min

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