Presentation on theme: "Week 1. 5000 years old Still continued unlike Sumerians, Indus and Egyptians Ruled by dynasty ‘ a line of rulers’ Dynasty system began in 2100."— Presentation transcript:
“Treat others the way that you would like them to treat you’ “ If you know it is right to do something, if u don’t do it, you are a coward’ If an ordinary person behaves properly, improves morally, respect 5 bonds, he is a perfect person. And if a prince does not behave properly, he is a small man” QUOTES
Found in the city of Xi’an in Shaanxi province ; East China when farmers were drilling a well. When archaeologist uncovered, they found an army made of terracotta. It was made by QIN SHI HUANG who wanted an army to help him in his afterlife. He feared death.
Qin Shi Huang believed in Chinese myth of Penglai mountains where immortal people live, palaces are made of gold and platinum, no one suffered cold, pain. Magic fruits heal the diseases and kept people young forever. He wanted ELIXIR OF LIFE so he can ne immortal. He sent 500 men and 500 women to search for Penglai mountain who never returned.
8000 soldiers (including officials, strongmen, musicians and acrobats). Everyone looked different. Figures were 6 ft t0 6.5ft tall. They had different uniforms, hairstyles, real weapons and each looked different. 130 chariots 520 horses 120 cavalry horses
NAME THE FIRST DYNASTY. WHO WAS CONFUCIUS? LIST THE 5 BONDS OF CONFUCIUS. NAME THE COUNTRIES WHERE CONFUCIANISM SPREAD. WHO MADE TERRACOTTA ARMY? WHY? NAME THE FIGURES OF TERRACOTTA ARMY.
Situated in the north of the country. Built by QIN SHI HAUNG to keep away invaders 8,852km long ; 4.5 to 9 meters thick; 7.5m high. Built of local materials, stones and mud bricks At intervals, there are watch towers,signal towers, barracks, stables and store rooms
At night, signals were ▪ Fire In day time, signals were ▪ Smoke ▪ Banners ▪ Clappers ▪ Firing guns
Well kept at Beijing for tourist attraction Rocks have been eroded Partly disappeared At some places, land has been used to build buildings
Beautiful shiny, silky cloth Discovered in 3000BC In the beginning, peasants were not allowed to wear till 1911 Only emperors were allowed to wear yellow colour Initially the method of production was kept secret. It was then produced in KOREA in 200BC and in JAPAN n INDIA in 300BC
Doesn’t have alphabets but CHARACTERS Writers of calligraphy are called calligraphers
BRUSH – made from animals’ hair such as tiger, goat, rabbit, deer INK – made from solid ink ‘soot’, rubbed on INK STONE with water to make it liquid PAPER- made from rice, bamboo, mulberry tree
Who made THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA? Why was the great wall constructed? Name the signals used in day time to alarm the danger? Name the goods travelled by silk road? Describe the process of making silk. Name 4 treasures of Chinese calligraphy.