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1 Chang’an in the Sui and Tang By: Priya Pappu and Ruchi Shah

2 Buddhist Representation of Chang’an

3 Map of Chang’an on stone (1080)

4 Ancient map of Chang’an

5 Chang’an: Location

6 Plan of Chang’an

7 Organization of Chang’an’s Imperial City

8 Temples Big Wild Goose PagodaSmall Wild Goose Pagoda

9 D’anguo Monastery Detail from a map of Chang’an which was engraved on a stone steel 1080 Monastery located in North Eastern Corner of the City

10 Modern Interior of the Monastery

11 Chang’an and its “Six Streets” Six streets marked in gray

12 Map of Social Composition of Chang’an’s Wards Shows houses of officials and aristocrats

13 Layout of a Residential Ward

14 Modern-day Chang’an Market

15 Disasters City was not plagued by natural disasters like earthquakes (Lisbon, Portugal) Fires swept through the marketplace frequently An Lushan-Shi Siming Rebellion Huang Chao Rebellion 860

16 Bibliography Kiang I: Kiang, Heng C. "Kaifeng and Yangzhou:the Birth of the Commercial Street." Bryn Mawr College. 29 Mar Kiang II: Kiang, Heng C. Cities of Aristocrats and Bureaucrats: the Development of Medieval Chinese Cities. Honolulu: University of Hawaii P,


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