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A Companion to Yi jing Numerology and Cosmology, Nielsen, Bent
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Author Name:    Nielsen, Bent

Title:   A Companion to Yi jing Numerology and Cosmology

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Routledge 

ISBN Number:   0700716084 / 9780700716081

Seller ID:   ING9780700716081

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Translations of the Yi jing into western languages have been biased towards the yili ('meaning and pattern') tradition, whereas studies of the xiangshu ('image and number') tradition - which takes as its point of departure the imagery and numerology associated with divination and its hexagrams, trigrams, lines, and related charts and diagrams - has remained relatively unexplored. This major new reference work is organised as a Chinese-English encyclopedia, arranged alphabetically according to the pinyin romanisation, with Chinese characters appended. A character index as well as an English index is included. The entries are of two kinds: technical terms and various other concepts related to the 'image and number' tradition, and bio-bibliographical information on Chinese Yi jing scholars. Each entry in the former category has a brief explanation that includes references to the origins of the term, cross-references, and a reference to an entry giving a more comprehensive treatment of the subject.



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