Book/Printed Material The Four Books in Chapter and Verse with Collected Commentaries.

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Title

  • The Four Books in Chapter and Verse with Collected Commentaries.

Summary

  • The Analects is one of the important classics for Ruist (Confucian) scholars. It was compiled by the disciples of Confucius and their disciples. It mostly records conversations and dialogs relating to Confucius and his disciples that reflect the views and principles of Confucius as applied to administration, ethics, morality, and education. The generally accepted version of The Analects has 20 sections. Zhu Xi (1130-1200) of the Song dynasty took "The Great Learning" and "The Doctrine of the Mean" from The Book of Rites and combined these extracts with The Mencius to create The Four Books in Chapter and Verse with Collected Commentaries. Zhu Xi's work was greatly admired in China, and for several centuries was made indispensable curricular material for those preparing to take the civil service examination. In this way, The Analects exercised a profound and far-reaching influence on successive generations in China.

Contributor Names

  • Zhu, Xi, 1130-1200 Author.

Created / Published

  • Dangtu Xian : Dangtu Commandery Studio, 1217.

Subject Headings

  • -  China--Anhui Province--Dangtu Xian
  • -  1240 to 1252
  • -  Confucius
  • -  Song dynasty, 960-1279

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: One volume, 29.6 x 20.7 centimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: National Library of China.
  • -  Content in Chinese.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Source Collection

  • Chinese Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Prints

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021666313

Online Format

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  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Zhu, Xi, Author. The Four Books in Chapter and Verse with Collected Commentaries. Dangtu Xian: Dangtu Commandery Studio, 1217. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666313/.

APA citation style:

Zhu, X. (1217) The Four Books in Chapter and Verse with Collected Commentaries. Dangtu Xian: Dangtu Commandery Studio. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666313/.

MLA citation style:

Zhu, Xi, Author. The Four Books in Chapter and Verse with Collected Commentaries. Dangtu Xian: Dangtu Commandery Studio, 1217. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666313/>.