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Qin & Han Dynasty Inventions

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First in 105 C.E.
Spread to Chinese Turkestan in Central Asia, the Arab World (751 C.E.)
To Syria, Egypt, Morocco, Spain (1150 C.E.)
To Southern France, and rest of Europe Chinese Art & Technology Art Military
Technology Gunpowder Civil Service Printing Decorative Art Chinese Inventions Tomb of emperor Qin
Pit near the tomb= about 7,000 life sized unglazed sculpture (foot soldiers, charioteer, officers, horses)
Protect emperor after death One of the highest forms of artwork

Since the Han dynasty, people from China used
oil paint and flexible brushes to help shape thin
and thick lines in your writing.

Earlier forms used rough knives. This was not effective because the writing was not legible.

Have good penmanship. Used engraved figures on blocks and ink.

Prints were used as artwork, communication, and writing. Created when chinese alchemist attempted a potion
for immortality. Provided mobility between classes By Brielle Kim, Natalie Czerwonka,
and Kendall Anderson Chinese Silk Paper Compass Knew how to make silk at least by 1300 B.C.
2nd Century B.C. - export to Europe
Traded with Roman Empire
Silk Road=overland trade route between China and Mediterranean First made around Qin Dynasty
Magnetic Compass
Used for navigation Terracotta Warriors Great Wall of
China Discovered that it exploded and began using it for fireworks. Took 100 years before they realized it's explosion could be deadly. Began using it in war. Figure Panting Elaborate artwork of human figures.
Also, drawings of Confucius (philosopher)
and scenes of daily life.
Originally discovered many paintings in
burial tombs.
Were well preserved. Masters of Bronze, Jade, and Ceramics
One of China's greatest attribution to world art
The Great Bronze Age of China = Shang (1523-1000 B.C.E.) to Han Qin and Han Dynasty Qin Dynasty (221-206 B.C.E.)
First Chinese Emperor=Qin Shi HuangDi
Based on philosophy Legalism
Unified China
Built road and canals
Constructed the Great Wall of China
Built Mausoleum (with terracotta warriors)
Trade Began building during the Qin dynasty- 221 BCE.
Labor in high demand
New technique for building- pressed layers of mud together into the structure.
Very time consuming. Han Dynasty (206 B.C.E.-220 C.E.)
Founder of Han dynasty=Liu Pang (aka Kao Tsu)
Based of philosophy Confucianism
Less labor & tax
Intellectual accomplishment- writing China's history Was an examination system To ensure that the right people could get to the right status Not including the emperor Gunpowder Calligraphy Wasn't truly used until the Tang Dynasty Thought of in the Qin Dynasty Architecture Elaborate temples.
Used for worship and sacrifices.
Symbolizes China's culture.
Ancient china temple for Confucius Sculptures Objects made to be buried with dead
During Han and Tang, small clay models of people (Accompany dead in spiritual world) Thank You http://www.ancienttechnology.net/gunpowder/ http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/07/04/510892/america-fireworks-imports/?mobile=nc http://www.flowofhistory.com/units/asia/8/FC54 http://boivieapedia.pbworks.com/f/1236226256/qinemperor.jpg http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/Chinese_Customs/images/Emperor-Wu-of-Han.jpg http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/song/readings/inventions_ques.htm http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/song/readings/inventions_ques.htm http://traveler.nationalgeographic.com/2007/genuine-article/shop-chinese-silk.jpg http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/song/readings/inventions_ques.htm
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