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China history classes before tripDevelopment of Language / Qin History outline


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2. Chinese Pictographs The development of the characterwan (falling tone)(scorpion): from left to right, archaic Shang, oracle Shang, and modern. The development of the characteryang (rising tone)(sheep): from left to right, archaic, small seal, and modern. Scorpion Sheep 3. 4. SPRING Three+Human+Sun=Spring 5. Cna yuo raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out of 100 can. i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, it dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt! 6. Oracle Bones 7. Oracle Bones The earliestOracle Bonedates back8,000 years ago 8. The 1 stwasdiscoveredinN. Hunan Province in1899. 9. Since then, 150,000 more oracle boneshave been found bearing more than4,500 characters 10. A new discovery in Xanxi province reveals another 600 characters. 11. 12. Confucianism Ask me about: Mencius vs. Xunxi! Confucianism provided a faith for people to live by, a convincing account of the natural and human world, and a theoretical framework for state and society.Itemphasized self-cultivationas a path not only to self-fulfillment but to the formation of a virtuous and harmonious society and state.Some might emphasize one aspect more than the other, but ideally,learning to be a better and wiser person went hand in hand with service to the larger social body. 13. Chinas FirstEmperor Qin Shi Huang (Shi Huangdi) 14. Emperor Qin Shi HuangQin Dynasty (221-207 B.C.) 15. 16. SignificantAccomplishment: Irrigation TheDragonsSpine. 17. The GreatWall 18. Standardization 19. 20. Greatest Accomplishment:Lishu First Official ScriptQin Dynasty (221-207 B.C.) Emperor Qin Shi Huang 21. 22. 23. TOMB OF THE EMPORERQIN SHIHUANG (D. 210 BC) XIAN 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. KaishuorSTANDING Script 34. Xingshu WALKING Script lies somewhere between thekaishu(regular) andcaoshu(grass) scripts in that at times the strokes are controlled and regular and at other times free and flowing. 35. Caoshu, GRASS, or Running Script 36. The Four Treasures 37. 38. The INK 39. The STONE 40. Paper was invented in China.It is said that paper was invented in the year 105 by a man called Cai Lun. He lived in Shaanxi province during the Han dynasty almost 1900 years ago. ThePaper 41. The Brush 42. 43. 44. 8Basic Strokes of Chinese Calligraphy 45. 46. Dot Stroke 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. This cursive style of calligraphy by Wen Zhengming (1470-1559) has been called "The Dance of the Brush." It is used as a means of artistic expression: the character itself is less important than its expressive quality . 54. Shu Fa : ABSTRACTION 55. Horse 56. Anger Professor Yang Xin Calligraphy Demonstration Beijing University, 6/19/04 57. Dragon 58. Dreaming 59. Jade 60. Coming of Spring By Xin Yang I heard the girl was setting flowers downstairs. Famous Tang Dynasty Poem 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90.


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