Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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Articles from Chinese Literature

Tang Poem – Qing Ming by Du Mu

 Qing Ming Festival
Qing Ming Festival ( 清明节 )
唐诗《清明》- 杜牧

清明时节雨纷纷,

路上行人欲断魂。

借问酒家何处有?

牧童遥指杏花村。

 


 

Romance of the Three Kingdoms (三国演义) - Classical Chinese Novels

Battle of Red Cliff - Romance of the Three Kingdoms
A 1000 year old engraving marked the site
of the Battle of Red Cliff in today's Hubei, China.
 

Written by Luo Guanzhong ( 罗贯中) in the late Yuan and early Ming period (the exact period is not known ), the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, continue to be the most popular classical novels in Chinese Literature all these years.

The period of the Three Kingdoms, from late Eastern Han to the Western Jin Dynasty (169-265 AD) lasted about ninety years, and was an extremely chaotic period in which heroes rose to compete against one another and legends were made.

The Book of Poems

The Ancient Chinese Book of Poems
The Chinese Book of Poems 

Shi Jing ( 诗经 ) or The Book of Poems is one of the most significant headstreams of Chinese Literature. Complied over a period of almost 500 years from the Zhou Dynasty to the mid-Spring and Autumn Period, it contains 305 poems and was part of the Confucius’s curriculum in his time.

Tang Poem - Farewell My Friend

唐诗-送友人
青山横北郭,白水绕东城。
此地一为别,孤蓬万里征。
浮云游子意,落日故人情。
挥手自兹去,萧萧班马鸣
-- 李白



Ancient China

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Feng Shui

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