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The Language Of Painting In Ancient China

The painters of Ancient China, swiftly brushing ink and watercolours on silk, were not content merely to imitate nature. They set themselves a more elusive and challenging goal: to capture the spirit as well as the form of their subjects. According to the influential Fifth Century art critic, Hsieh Ho, a painter needed to fulfil [...]

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A Guidance through Ancient Religion in China

If a foreigner had come to the cosmopolitan court of China in the Eighth Century A.O. and asked a gold-robed courtier, “What is the official Chinese religion?” the courtier would have replied, “The proper and seasonable worship of the gods of the mountains, rivers and seas and of our noble an­cestors, as laid down in [...]

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A Life Of Great Contradictions In Ancient China

The traditional components of ancient Chinese society under the supreme ruler were the great lords who governed the land in his name, the knightly gentry who populated their courts arid fought their battles, and the peasants who provided the necessities of life to all classes. Outside this class structure, and therefore hardly recognized as true [...]

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