The amazing closeness yet separateness of these advanced civilizations can be expressed in a number of different ways. One of those similarities is that emperors used their religion to justify their power. An economic difference between Mesopotamia and China is China’s smaller scale cultural diffusion because of natural barricades making it a difficult place to reach. These two factors express the ways in which China and Mesopotamia are similar yet different politically, economically, religiously, and
Empress Wu Empress Wu was also known by Wu Hou, Wu Chao, Wu Zetian, or Wu Tsê T’ien (“Emulator of Heaven"). She was born in the year of 625 AD. She was born and raised in Lizhou (modern day Guangyuan City in Sichuan Province), or else in the imperial capital of Chang'an, during the reign of Emperor Gaozu of Tang. Empress Wu was the daughter of Wu Shih-Huo, a rich and noble merchant at the time, who was involved in the timber business. Her mother came from the powerful Yang family.
Each dynasty had an Emperor who ruled the country, this was decided through “The Mandate of Heaven” which again integrated the teachings of Confucianism. Confucius was a chinese philosopher, born in 551 BC, whose quotes and ideas were all collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine, known today as Confucianism. Confucianism is to do with human beings on what they achieve and their interest. The theory of confucianism believes that man cannot live alone, but with other human beings, the ultimate goal in their life is to be happy, to achieve this they must reach complete peace. The “Mandate of Heaven” is an ancient Chinese philosophical concept, this originated in the Zhou Dynasty, from 1046 - 256 BCE.
Confucians believed in Civil Service. The Civil Service systems worked by having officials earn their positions by merit. People were divided and then selected by how qualified they were. In every philosophy they have an “Ideal Ruler.” In order to fit Confucians “Ideal Ruler” you must set a good example, set laws that aren’t too harsh, and be virtuous. “The character of a ruler is like wind and that of the people is like grass.
Fine Arts Appreciation HUMA Student: Calvin Chu Qualities of Jade/ Chinese Jade Vase (The Crow Collection of Asian Art) Jade is more than a mineral, it is an ideal. Chinese empire was built around this stone, well known as the ‘’Haven of Stone’’. It was more precious than gems or gold in China Empire and was also consider an overpass between earth and sky. In ancient Chinese saying: "You can put a price on bullion, however jade is beyond price. ", because jade has huge influence in ancient Chinese people and many Chinese consider it has remedial and even supernatural powers.
Baijiu is A Unique Chinese Icon Liquor as a magical product that has been throughout all human history. No matter the earliest time or the present, the liquor always has played an important role in human society and culture. Hence, different culture and regions own their unique and distinct liquor, such as that icewin in Canada, vodka in Russia, sake in Japan and whisky in England. For the same reason, baijiu is the unique liquor in China. Meanwhile, Chinese baijiu as the unique Chinese culture icon because it represents Chinese historical and economic reasons.
Despite the similarities, each ancient civilization had differences that helped them become the great civilizations we study today. China was united under a single ruler for the majority of its time, while India was unable to be united until the Mauryan and Gupta dynasties rose to power. They both had economic differences too. For example, India had better access to trade and more things easily available to trade. The two civilizations also experienced social differences, like India had a very strong caste system, and China valued its peasants more than India.
Confucius once said, “the strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.” To keep the integrity of a home a family must be honest, whole, and have an overall sense of unity. To the Chinese, to have a sense of unity means to come together as a family; to be whole. No sense of dishonesty, no secrets, and no disloyalty. A common pattern that is noticed when in a Chinese home would be that many objects are circular. Circles represent completeness; just as a family should be.
An associations between brand and price made Sony was different from competitors. VAIO was largely seen by buyers as a computer for individual consumers and business professionals. VAIO’s premium position also extended to China. The most distinctive advantage of VAIO is
Bamboo also has a long history of use in buildings, being common to the vernacular architecture of China, Considering the architectural design there are many ways to design using bamboo. This paper explores the possible use of bamboo as structural and sustainable material in construction industry & also explains how architects have used this material as a cost effective, structural and aesthetically appealing building material in various projects. Key words ---cost effective, green house, renewable, sustainable, vernacular architecture. 1, INTRODUCTION: Why should we concern ourselves with building with Bamboo in this age when we have so many new modern materials like steel, glass, aluminum and so on? Because bamboo is versatile and highly renewable resource it is very good example of sustainability, with respect to both the plant itself and also its use as building material its impact on