Wang Xizhi

A high-ranking official during the Eastern Jin Dynasty made an unconventional choice for a son-in-law. (Image: The Epoch Times)

Selecting a Son-in-Law

Xi Jian was a high-ranking official during the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420), the pillar of the country. His daughter, Xi Xuan, was beautiful and talented. Xi Jian heard that the sons of Prime Minister Wang Dao were outstanding. He planned…

Song was a government official in Yin County, Zhejiang Province, where he knew of a scholar who had good writing skills, yet never managed to pass the imperial exams. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Guarding Against Arrogance

Renowned calligrapher Wang Xizhi (王羲之), known as the Sage of Calligraphy in China, lived during the Jin Dynasty (A.D. 265-420) and had seven children, among whom his youngest son, Wang Xianzhi (王獻之), was also a distinguished calligrapher.

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Selecting a Son-in-Law

Xi Jian was a high-ranking official during the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420), the pillar of the country. His daughter, Xi Xuan, was beautiful and talented. Xi Jian heard that the…

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Guarding Against Arrogance

Renowned calligrapher Wang Xizhi (王羲之), known as the Sage of Calligraphy in China, lived during the Jin Dynasty (A.D. 265-420) and had seven children, among whom his youngest son, Wang…