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Confucius’s influences on Chinese values
Confucius’s influences on Chinese values

Confucius A painting by the Qing artist Jiao Bingzhen depicts Confucius teaching students poetry, calligraphy, rites and music. It …

Women through Chinese history
Women through Chinese history

Details from “Spring Morning in the Han Palace” by the Ming artist Qiu Ying (c. 1498–1552) This scroll is a repre…

Peach blossoms in Chinese literature
Peach blossoms in Chinese literature

Details from “Mandarin Ducks Under Peach Blossoms” by an anonymous artist of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127–1279…

Two thousand years of learning in Beijing
Two thousand years of learning in Beijing

Biyong, the central building of the Guozijian complex in Beijing, was built in 1783. Photo: TUCHONG Beijing used to be a mili…

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