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Celebrate Chinese New Year With These 5 Ancient Poems

However you plan on celebrating the Chinese New Year, don’t forget to take some time to reflect within, and if you are like me, you might like to spend some time reading some ancient poems on the topic. This Lunar Year in the Chinese Zodiac is the Year of the Tiger. The tiger represents courage, ...

Jessica Kneipp

Yellow Chinese dragon.

Ancient Rhymes: The History of Tang Poetry

Between A.D. 618 and A.D. 907, China was ruled by the Tang Dynasty. Considered one of the high points of Chinese civilization, the period is also known as the “Golden Age” of Chinese poetry. In 1705, the emperor of China commissioned a collection of Tang poetry, which was eventually published under the name Quan Tangshi and ...

Emma Lu

The Tang era.