Brief introduction: Li Yuan (李渊, 566 – 635) founded the Tang Dynasty after the fall of the Sui Dynasty. The Tang Dynasty is commonly regarded as the golden age of Chinese civilization. China’s achievements during the Tang Dynasty were exemplary, thus the Tang Dynasty is often considered by historians as the greatest dynasty in ancient China. Read more information on the Tang Dynasty on our dedicated page.
This map shows the land of the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907). Chang’an (now Xi’an) was the capital city of China during the Tang Dynasty.