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Chinese Classics

This portal collects documents known as "Chinese Classics". The term "Classics" can be used to mean either works dating from before the Qin Dynasty, which began in 220 BCE, or before the end of the Qing Dynasty in 1912.Excerpted from Chinese classic texts on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.



Collections of translations[edit]

  • The Chinese Classics, translated by James Legge (1861–1872). A five volume series comprising:
    • The Confucian Analects, The Great Learning, The Doctrine of the Mean
    • The Works of Mencius
    • The Shujing (Book of Documents), including the Bamboo Annals
    • The Shijing (Classic of Poetry)
    • Spring and Autumn Annals, with the Tso Chue (Commentary of Zuo)
  • The Sacred Books of China, translated by James Legge (1879–1891), part of the Sacred Books of the East series, comprising:
    • Confucian texts:
      • The Shujing
      • Religious portions of The Shijing (Book of Documents)
      • The Xiaojing (Classic of Filial Piety)
      • The Yijing (Book of Changes)
      • The Liji (Book of Rites)
    • Taoist texts:
      • The Tao Te Ching
      • Zhuangzi
      • Taishang Ganying Pian (Tractate of Actions and their Retributions)
      • The Qingjing Jing (Classic of Purity),
      • The Yinfujing (Classic of the Harmony of the Seen and Unseen)
      • The Yushu Jing (Classic of the Pivot of Jade)
      • Nei Riyong Jing (Classic of the Directory for the Day)

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