the history of the dynasty before them
What tradition did the Tang rulers begin, that each new dynasty would write _________?
philosophy, religion, politics, stories & fables
Besides history, other golden age literature included ____, ____, ____, ____, & ____.
1. carve a whole page of words into wood
2. rolled ink
3. put paper on top to print
Describe the process of block printing?
What type of printing did they use during the Song dynasty, that the Chinese used?
1. first characters are carved onto wood blocks
2. the printer then arranged the characters to form a whole page
3. the blocks could be used to form a new page
snow gauges, system of roads, bridges, canals & maps
Name some other inventions created by the chinese?
What is used to make pottery & Chinese artifacts made from this are now rare and extremely valuable?
Who did the boys go live with after the ceremony & they were their teachers, they taught the boys the ritual phrases to be repeated each day?
What did the boys also learn which was performed for every activity including cooking, fighting or battle?
-accurate value for pi
+ and - numbers
-how to find square/cubic roots
What math concepts did the Hindus develop?
-principle of gravity
-atoms make up matter
-discovered that the earth & all planets are spheres
-found the earth rotates
-correct value for earth's diameter
What science concepts did the Hindus develop?
-dissecting human corpses
-performed some surgeries
-applied first aid
What advances did the Hindus make in medicine?