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Picturing heaven in early China

Lillian Lan-ying Tseng

Picturing heaven in early China

by Lillian Lan-ying Tseng

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Published by Harvard University Asia Center in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmology in art,
  • Chinese Art,
  • Art and mythology,
  • Astronomy in art,
  • Themes, motives

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLillian Lan-ying Tseng
    SeriesHarvard East Asian monographs -- 336
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN8217.C62 T79 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24852527M
    ISBN 109780674060692
    LC Control Number2011003019

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Tian, or Heaven, had been used in China since the Western Zhou to indicate both the sky and the highest god. Examining excavated materials, Lillian Tseng shows how Han-dynasty artisans transformed various notions of Heaven--as the mandate, the fantasy, and the sky--into pictorial entities, not by what they looked at, but by what they looked into.

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The ancient god or divine force known as Heaven or Sky had selected this particular individual to rule on its behalf on earth. An important element of the mandate was that although the ruler had been. Dao, (Chinese: “way,” “road,” “path,” “course,” “speech,” or “method”) the fundamental concept of Chinese philosophy.

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