Song dynasty


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Noun1.Song dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279Song dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Renaissance in China: The Culture and Art of the Song Dynasty, 907-1279.
The word o[umlaut]bento' originates from a Southern Song Dynasty slang meaning o[umlaut]convenient.
VanderVen drew the title of her work from the wish of Song Dynasty philosopher Zhu Xi--unfulfilled for 700 years--to bring education to "children of all under heaven" (p.
Kublai Khan wants to be the emperor of the world and this puts him in direct confrontation with the Song dynasty of China.
Nearby are world renowned attractions such as Liuhe Pagoda, Lingyin Temple and Song Dynasty Town.
In 1104, before the Forbidden City was even built, Emperor Huizhong of the Song Dynasty had 336 bells made as exact copies of a beloved ancient bell.
There is a well-loved poem in praise of bamboo by the famous Chinese writer, poet, artist, calligrapher, pharmacologist, and statesman, Su Shi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] also known as Su Dongpo [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1037-1101) of the Song Dynasty [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] which reads as follows:
Originating in the Song Dynasty, this fragrant green tea was reserved for the Imperial Court.
Drifting among rivers and lakes; Southern Song dynasty poetry and the problem of literary history.
They are examples of the famed purple clay pottery that originated during the Song dynasty (960-1279 AD), using the naturally purple clay from Lake Taihu.
introduction of Song Dynasty ceramics (960-1279) through travel by Zen monks.
Behind the reception desk, a copy of a Song Dynasty painting found in the Shenyang Museum features a flock of soaring cranes, representing health and flowing treasure.