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Dijing jingwulüe 帝京景物略
AuthorLiu Tong 劉侗, jinshi 1634
Yu Yizheng 于奕正, fl. 1615-1635
Pub. LocationBeijing 北京PublisherBeijing guji chubanshe 北京古籍出版社
Date1983Phys. Desc.6, 8, 3, 379 p. ; 21 cm
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberDS795.L55 1983
Dijing jingwulüe 帝京景物略 / Liu Tong, Yu Yizheng zhu 劉侗, 于奕正著.
Dijing jingwulüe 帝京景物略 (Brief account of the Sights of the Imperial Capital), Liu Tong 劉侗 (1594-1637), 1635. It covers gardens, temples, imperial tombs, famous sites, bridges, rivers, flora and fauna, insects and fish, anecdotes, and personalities of the late Ming .... “ Cf. Wilkinson, Chinese history, a manual, pp. 882-883.

This text, the Dijing jingwulüe 帝京景物略, originally printed in 1635, contains a description of "Ricci’s Church" (Tianzhutang 天主堂) on pp. 152-154. See the article "Note on a late Ming dynasty Chinese description of 'Ricci’s Church' in Beijing" by Gail King, in Sino-Western Cultural relations Bulletin, XX (no. 20, 1998) pp. 49-51 for background and translation.

Subject(s)Beijing 北京--Description
Beijing 北京--History--Sources
Beijing 北京--History--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644--Anecdotes
Church buildings--China--Beijing--History--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644--Description
Ricci’s Church [Tianzhutang 天主堂] (Beijing)--Description
Rec. TypeBookLanguageChinese 中文
CollectionBibl. Sinensis Soc. IesuEdition第1版Rec. #1436