A companion to Yi Jing numerology and cosmology : Chinese studies of images and number from Han (202 BCE-220 CE) to Song (960-1279 CE) / Bent Nielsen.

Author
Nielsen, Bent [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Description
1 online resource (418 p.)

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Translations of the Yi jing into western languages have been biased towards the yili ('meaning and pattern') tradition, whereas studies of the xiangshu ('image and number') tradition - which takes as its point of departure the imagery and numerology associated with divination and its hexagrams, trigrams, lines, and related charts and diagrams - has remained relatively unexplored. This major new reference work is organised as a Chinese-English encyclopedia, arranged alphabetically according to the pinyin romanisation, with Chinese characters appended. A chara
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  • Electronic reproduction. Santa Fe, Arg.: elibro, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to eLibro affiliated libraries.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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English
Contents
Front Cover; A Companion to Yi Jing Numerology and Cosmology; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Plates; Common Abbreviations; Conventions; Introduction; A Companion to Yi jing Numerology and Cosmology; Selected Bibliography; Index of Common English Translations of the Hexagram names; Index of Chinese Works
ISBN
  • 1-136-60268-2
  • 0-203-35792-2
  • 1-299-47780-1
  • 1-136-60269-0
OCLC
  • 862046470
  • 842888936
Doi
  • 10.4324/9780203357927
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