Tang2Pic: Interpreting Poems from Tang Dynasty
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Feb 2023

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Tang Poetry refers to poetry written in or around the time of or in the characteristic style of China's Tang dynasty. The period was often considered as the Golden Age of Chinese poetry because distinctive styles were developed. The Quan Tangshi includes over 48,900 poems written by over 2,200 authors. During the Tang dynasty, poetry continued to be an important part of social life at all levels of society. Scholars were required to master poetry for the civil service exams, but the art was theoretically available to everyone. This led to a large record of poetry and poets, a partial record of which survives today. The two most famous poets of the period were Li Bai and Du Fu. Through the Three Hundred Tang Poems, Tang poetry has remain familiar to educated Chinese in modern times.

Tang Poetry