Mandarin talk: The Benefactress of Famen Temple - Empress Wu Zetian and Buddhism in the Early Tang

Mandarin talk: The Benefactress of Famen Temple - Empress Wu Zetian and Buddhism in the Early Tang
  • DATE

    Apr 28, 2014

  • Venue

    Asian Civilisations Museum

    1 Empress Place
    Singapore 179555
  • TIME
    Monday: from 19:00 to 20:30
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Join speaker Selena Wang, curator of Chinese Art at Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archaeology in China, as she presents and explains the intimate relationship between the Famen Temple and the Tang royal house in the early Tang period.

 

Explore the far-reaching impact of Buddhism on politics, academics, art, and culture in the Tang dynasty. Know how attentions of royal couple Emperor Gaozong (628-683) and his wife Empress Wu Zetian (624-705) brought great importance to the Famen Temple during their reign.

 

Empress Wu Zetian