Sui Dynasty architecture – Medieval China

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A beautiful curved bridge over a river, in white stone

Anji Bridge, China (600s AD)

Under the Sui Dynasty, in the 600s AD, people in China built this beautiful bridge. The bridge shows the ideas of symmetry and balance that were important in Taoism.

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By |2018-04-18T09:53:26+00:00June 5th, 2017|Architecture, China|0 Comments
Cite this page: Carr, K.E. Sui Dynasty architecture – Medieval China. Study Guides, June 5, 2017. Web. December 16, 2018.

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Dr. Karen Carr is Associate Professor Emerita, Department of History, Portland State University. She holds a doctorate in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan. Follow her on Instagram, Pinterest, or Facebook, or buy her book, Vandals to Visigoths.

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