Exploring History
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Exploring History

The Eighty Seven Celestials — an icon of art from the Tang Dynasty (By Wu Daozi/Public Domain)

Food That Conquered The World: The Tang Dynasty

Historians regard imperial China under the Tang Dynasty as a golden age. Over their approximately 300-year reign, the Tang Empire grew to encompass vast swaths of Asia, stretching from the pacific to the Tibetan border, from inner Mongolia to the northern reaches of Vietnam. At its height, it ruled over 80 million…



Exploring History is a publication about history. Instead of focusing on any particular time period of history, we explore anything about the past that helps our readers understand the world they live in today. We pay special attention to historiographical rigor and balance.

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A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once