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China’s Classic of Poetry : An Ancient Work Advocating Virtue and Morality
The Classic of Poetry (詩經 Shijing) is China's first collection of poems. Initially called "Poetry" or “300 poems,” it was later listed as one of the Confucian classics and called the Classic of Poetry. It...
‘Men Respectful, Women Humble’: The Truth About a Traditional Chinese Idiom
A much-maligned ancient Chinese saying, nan zun nü bei (男尊女卑), is often taken to mean “male superior, female inferior.” However, modern Chinese language and interpretation has obfuscated the meaning of the words, causing confusion about...