Harun al Rashid's caliphs
Byzantine Emperor Justinian's themes
Charlemagne's missi dominici
As the world's largest nation, China has always set the mark for technological innovation and progress.
In the Ming and Qing eras, Chinese technological innovation was limited, but during the Tang and Song dynasties China led the world in technological advances.
In the Tang and Song eras, Chinese technological innovation was limited, but during the Ming and Qing eras, China led the world in technological advances.
In the Tang and Song eras, technological innovation was directly tied to silk and porcelain production, but during the Ming and Qing eras, technology was tied to the expanding maritime trade.
The Ottoman imperial household resembled the imperial households of most Chinese emperors with its intention to meet the administrative and personal goals of the emperor.
The Ottoman empire in its early years closely resembled the drive and achievements of most Chinese dynasties.
The Ottoman use of a strong standing army approximates the armies of post Han dynasties as they expanded into other regions of central Asia.
The Ottoman emperor ruled solely from a position of military power and prestige while the Ming emperors ruled form a position of divine right.
Women's roles as artistic and cultural advisers to rulers
The tendency of rulers to confer with female members of the imperial family
The dominance of wives over concubines in the harem
The predominance of women in advisory positions
Restore the powers of the daimyos.
Restrict the power of the emperor.
Protect foreign merchants in Japan.
Restrict the power of the daimyos.
Noble class, daimyos
Expansion in the number of urban teahouses
Growth in the popularity of wine shops
Development of the trickster character in Chinese literature
All of these answers are correct
Neo-Confucianism was easily compatible with Christianity as explained by the Jesuits.
Neo-Confucianism emphasized self-discipline, filial piety, and obedience to the ruler which paralleled the Ming and Qing emperors' goal of maintaining a stable empire.
Neo-Confucianism reduced the powerful eunuchs by stressing the importance of family and family values in guiding the empire.
Neo-Confucianism promoted the role of merchants and commerce as desirable professions which in turn enriched royal treasuries.
The military commanders
They were an attempt to diffuse the power of the eunuchs and to insure that the other members of the harem would have full access to influential government posts.
They were open to all males regardless of age or social class and included district, provincial, and metropolitan levels.
They included a written, oral , and performance element in addition to public testimony as to the candidate's moral and social behaviors.
They were based on Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist teachings and demanded candidates be able to discuss all elements of the three philosophies.
Royal concubines and common prostitutes
Followers of Confucius
The upper classes
The middle classes
Both were primarily concerned with maintaining stability in a large agricultural society by adopting traditional Chinese political and cultural policies
Both identified invasions from northern peoples as the primary threat to China's security and so they invested heavily in re-fortifying the Great Wall
Both sought to expand China's overseas influence by developing a strong navy, which they could use to develop trade connections and to fight the increasing threat from Japanese pirates
Both sought to preserve Chinese tradition and culture from outside influences like Christianity and Japanese Buddhism by erecting barriers to cultural interactions with the west and the east
They were open to all males regardless of age or social class and included district, provincial, and metropolitan levels
They included a written, oral, and performance element in addition to public testimony
They were based on Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist teachings and demanded candidates be able to discuss all elements of the three philosophies
They were restricted to family members of existing civil servants as a means of maintaining social stability