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Chuang, Hui-Ping

Das Steininschriftenprojekt des Wolkenheimklosters während der Liao-Dynastie (907–1125)

Eine Analyse seiner Kolophone

[The stone sutra project of the Cloud Dwelling Monastery during the Liao Dynasty (907–1125). An analysis of its colophons]

Series:Materiale Textkulturen 17

    89,95 € / $103.99 / £73.99*

    Hardcover
    Publication Date:
    2018
    To be published:
    December 2017
    ISBN
    978-3-11-047183-0
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Between 616 and 1180, Buddhist monks at the Cloud Dwelling Monastery engraved around 1,600 sutras on 15,000 stone slabs to save the texts from the impending end of the world. Over one-third of text was inscribed during the Liao Dynasty. Through the analysis of the colophons, this volume offers insight into politics, society, and Buddhism during this period.

    Details

    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    xviii, 322 pages
    75 Fig. 12 Tables
    Language:
    German
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    colophones; Liao Dynasty; inscriptions

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    Hui-Ping Chuang, Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Heidelberg, Germany.

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