Hsüan-tsung

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Hsüan-tsung

(ˈʃwɑːn ˈtsɒŋ)
n
(Biography) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xuan Zong
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It may well date from the reign of the Tang emperor Xuanzong (reigned 712-756), which saw greater naturalism in sculpture and Buddhist deities rendered more approachable than before.
A Regretful Story in the Tang Palace follows the sad but beautiful love story of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang and Consort Yang.
One Tang emperor Xuanzong demonstrated this on a truly massive scale-half-a-thousand warriors on each side of a rope 150 meters long.
1239 is attributed to the great Ceylonese Tantric master Subhakarasimha, 637-735), who reached Chang'an in the early eighth century and was patronized by Emperor Xuanzong (r.
712-756) set up Nei Jiaofang in 714 (Kaiyuan [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 2nd year), "In Kaiyuan 2nd year, Xuanzong set up Nei Jiaofang beside the Penglai Palace ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII])" (Ouyang and Song 816).
During the Tang dynasty, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang promoted large-scale tug-of-war games, using ropes of up to 167 metres or (547.
Convertido en un hombre rico, enseguida se compro una casa imponente y comenzo a llevar una vida de lujos que no diferia mucho de la del emperador Xuanzong.
137) Van der Kuijp says this unnamed emperor would have been the Xuanzong Emperor (r.
Xuanzong was forced to order her execution as he and his troops fled to Chengdu.
If Sikong Tu's poem and its illustration in Illustrated Tang Poems render the lovers' fleeting gaze as harmless fantasy, the famous gaze cast by the eighth-century emperor Xuanzong [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] on his favorite Consort Yang [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] taking a bath inevitably evokes moralistic reflection, as the scene is a chapter in the narrative of the decline of the High Tang.
He likened Song's sorry state of affairs to those of the periods of Liang Wudi and Tang Xuanzong, in which people only enjoyed their accomplishment while neglecting reforms, a state of affairs that ultimately led to the fall of their empires.
Xuanzong so loved Yang that he neglected affairs of state, resulting in one of the worst rebellions in Chinese history.