Chang'an is an ancient capital of more than ten dynasties in Chinese history,
today known as Xi'an. Chang'an means ...
The ancient capital city of Chang'an (present day Xi'an in Shaanxi Province) was
the capital city of choice for the greatest number of dynasties in Chinese ...
The first really unified Chinese empire, that of the Qin, had its capital just north of
the current city. Although the Qin emperor failed to establish a lasting dynasty ...
Chang'an (Ch'ang-an), literally “Perpetual Peace,” was the largest city in the
world of its time, boasting a population of over a million by the eighth century c.e.
Aug 22, 2008 ... Ancient site, north-central China. Formerly the capital of the Han, Sui, and Tang
dynasties, it is located near the present-day city of Xi'an.
Chang'an like many other Tang cities was organized by a gridiron plan that
ordered the city into clear functional zones. The checkerboard layout of Chang'an
Chang'an was the Chinese capital for the Han, Sui and Tang dynasty leaders.
The city was first built at 200 BC by the order of then Emperor Gao Zu, and was ...
"City Life in the Capital: Chang 'an" by Conrad Schirokauer in A Brief History of
Chinese Civilization pp. 110-114. Even the most casual glance at a map of the ...
During the Tang, Chang'an was the cultural capital of all of East Asia, by far the
largest city in the world, and it was held is such high esteem that it was used as a
The ten dynasties when Xi'an (Western Peace), then called Chang'an ... The
Tang Dynasty witnessed advances in many fields and the capital city boomed.