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By David R. Knechtges, Taiping Chang (Editors)

ISBN-10: 9004191275

ISBN-13: 9789004191273

Eventually this is the long-awaited, first Western-language reference consultant focusing completely on chinese language literature from ca. seven-hundred B.C.E. to the early 7th century C.E. Alphabetically geared up, it comprises not less than 775 entries on significant and minor writers, literary kinds and schools,"" and significant chinese language literary phrases. as well as supplying authoritative information regarding each one topic, the compilers have taken meticulous care to incorporate designated, updated bibliographies and resource info. The reader will locate it a treasure-trove of old debts, specifically whilst shopping throughout the biographies of authors.Indispensable for students and scholars of pre-modern chinese language literature, background, and proposal. half One incorporates a to R.

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513), Cai Zun 蔡撙 (467–523), Yin Jun, Yu Zhongrong 庾仲容 (478–551), Xiao Jie 蕭介 (ca. 482–ca. 554), Liu Ru 劉孺 (486–544), and Xiao Zifan 蕭子範 (486–549). Cai Zun was the father of Lady Cai 蔡氏, who became Xiao Tong’s consort in 508. Xie Lan was the older brother of Xie Ju. They were grandsons of the famous writer Xie Zhuang 謝莊 (421–466). Yu Zhongrong was a protégé of Xu Mian. Xiao Zifan was a member of the Qi imperial family who was allowed to retain his noble title during the Liang. In February or March of 508, Emperor Wu established in the Eastern Palace the positions of academician reader-in-waiting.

Wang Xi’s mother was the Princess of Yixing, Xiao Lingyi 蕭令嫕, a younger sister of Xiao Yan. In 516, upon imperial command, ten scholars were designated as Eastern Palace academicians. They included Wang Xi, Zhang Zuan, Lu Chui, Zhang Shuai 張率 (475–527), Xie Ju, Wang Gui, Wang Yun, Liu Xiaochuo, Dao Qia, and Zhang Mian. All of these men came from prestigious families. Zhang Shuai was from the prominent Zhang clan of Wujun. In 518, he was appointed coachman of the heir designate. Another distinguished member of Xiao Tong’s staff at this time was Xiao Ziyun 蕭子雲 (487–549), who was the ninth son of Xiao Ni 蕭嶷 (444–492), Prince of Yuzhang during the Southern Qi.

It was assumed that he would be named Xiao Yan’s heir. However, when Xiao Tong was born, Xiao Yan selected his own progeny Xiao Tong as heir instead. As heir designate, Xiao Tong’s education was carefully supervised. From an early age, learned scholars were assigned to him as tutors, scribes, librarians, and compilers. Until the age of five, Xiao Tong continued to live in 1504 xiao tong 蕭統 (501–531), zi deshi 德施 the Xianyang Hall, and all of the members of his entourage were assigned to the Yongfu sheng 永福省 (Department of Eternal Blessings).

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