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Offerings of jade and silk

Howard J. Wechsler

Offerings of jade and silk

ritual and symbol in the legitimation of the T"ang Dynasty

by Howard J. Wechsler

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Rites and ceremonies -- China.,
    • Legitimacy of governments.,
    • Symbolism in politics -- China.,
    • China -- Social life and customs -- 221 B.C.-960 A.D.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHoward J. Wechsler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS747.42 .W43 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 313 p. ;
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2852846M
      ISBN 100300031912
      LC Control Number84015236

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Sign up free today, and start reading instantly. When I raised the lid, I found several pieces of fine yellow silk, enwrapping a heavy “book” composed of ten panels of jade, mounted in gold bro­cade. A hasty glance at the inscriptions—in Chinese characters and Manchu script—revealed that it was an edict by the first Manchu Emperor of the Ch’ing Dynasty, in 17th century China.

A large book, bound in green leather, inset with small pieces of jade, with a sunburst etched on the front, and a green silk bookmark. The book is in excellent shape, as just newly bound. When closed there is a small gap visible, as if the middle-most quire were missing.

The book radiates a strong aura of magic. The offerings to the sun were delivered in spring. The book Guanzi 管子 (chapter Qingzhongji 輕重己) explains that at the end of winter, the Son of Heaven (i.e.

the king of Zhou 周, 11th cent BCE) left his residence and travelled 46 li (c. 23km) to the east, where he brought offerings at an altar (tan 壇). Our tea boutique is all about natural beauty & remedies, specializing in oolong tea, ginger tea, natural jade, and silk essentials.

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The Jade Emperor (Chinese: 玉皇; pinyin: Yù Huáng or 玉帝, Yù Dì) in Chinese culture, traditional religions and myth is one of the representations of the first god (太帝 tài dì).In Daoist theology he is the assistant of Yuanshi Tianzun, who is one of the Three Pure Ones, the three primordial emanations of the is also the Cao Đài ("Highest Power") of Caodaism known as Chinese: 玉皇.WHERE DID JADE COME FROM?

Jade came from Nephrite and Jadeite, two different metamorphic rocks. + = HOW WAS JADE TRANSPORTED? Jade was transported on camels, along the silk road. WHO BOUGHT OR USED JADE? WHAT CLOTHES DID PEOPLE IN CHINA WEAR AT THAT TIME? WHAT RELIGIONS DID THE.Chinese Jades from Han to Ch'ing.

New York: Asia Society, in association with J. Weatherhill. (Available at Smithsonian, Georgetown, LoC) Wechsler, H. Offerings of Jade and Silk: Ritual and Symbol in the Legitimation of the Tang Dynasty.

New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (Available at GMU) Wen, G. and Z. Jing.