Chinese Researches

Chinese Researches

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...their names changed to that of Syrian temples; and let this be complied with-Jhrougli all the provinces of theempire." Tbe same extract is found in the "g $ fg Si hi tsvvg yu "West brookcollected sayings" published by Yaou Kwae during the Sung dynasty which also notices several other immigrations of foreign religions (not Hucdhist) about tbe same period; one as early as A.D. 632 Tseen, in his " Inquiry into the Illustrious religion," quotes the following passage from the fkHfe Cfuwff-ngan che "Topography of Chang-iigan, '" published by M in Kcw in the Sung dynasty.--'On the north-east of the E-ning portal street, is a Persian Foreign temple, which the emperor Tae-tsung caused to be erected for the 1. The tablet lias 7i"h thin "Tbe spirit of autumn, " but tbe author who makes the extract says, tbat the character Tttiw is cut in a mistake for keen "heaven," in which he is doubtles-s correct. S. Vov. 51, page 20. 3. Chang-ugan is the ancient name of Slogan. Syrian foreign priest (P9H3tS)' AIoswi in vhc yeiir A.D. 0.'3l." Again--"To the cast of toe Le-tseea portal, there is an ancient Persian temple; this is the Persian temple that Pei-loo-sxe the Persian monarch requested to be erected in the year A.D. 677." n a fragmert of a work by Wei Shah of the Tang dynasty, the PjiSfiE Leang king sin. he "New Record of the Two Capitals," there is also a no'ice of thi last-mentioned temple. Onlv the 3rd out of 5 volumes ot this work is extant, and that incomplete; (ml what remains, being a description of Chung-ngan, notices the exist ence of several of these foreign temples, and has been republished in fJc & SJ!l tmn boo "Repository of...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123689006X
  • 9781236890061