Among their topics are a critical overview of some contemporary Chinese perspectives on the composition and date of the Lunyu, Confucius and his disciples in the Lunyu: the basis for the traditional view, Confucius' sayings entombed: two Han Dynasty Lunyu manuscripts, manuscript formats and textual structure in early China, and Sima Qian
's Kongzi and the Western Han Lunyu.
in the reCoRds of the gRAnD hIsToRian by siMa qiAn
periods: during Wudi's reign they are simply, and somewhat circularly, "those called ru by Sima Qian
and Ban Gu"; for the latter period she discerns a more self-conscious group, the members of which engage in serious study (for roughly ten years) of one or more of the five classics, and are linked with one another through master-disciple relations.
Contemporary historian Sima Qian
wrote that the male lovers were often more admired for their skills in war, administration, or cultural pursuits than for their beauty.
How do the writings of Tacitus and Sima Qian
Para isso, ele levou a cabo duas medidas extremas para abolir o passado: a primeira constituiu-se na criacao de uma lista de livros proibidos, que foram recolhidos e queimados em -213 (Sima Qian
, Shiji, cap.
He draws from many sources, but primarily Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian
What better way to link the writings of figures as varied as Sima Qian
, Primo Levi, Euripides, Mongo Beti, and Naguib Mahfouzimpressively, Shankman reads classical Chinese, Italian, Greek, French, and "some Arabic," toothan through philosophical concepts pioneered by a Yiddish-speaking Litvak who taught not just at the Sorbonne, but also at a private Jewish high school in Paris?
I'd read Sima Qian
's comprehensive writings many times and immediately recognized the name Zhao Tuo--he was the general that the First Emperor had sent to conquer lands in what is now China's southernmost mainland.
She skillfully weaves western critical theory and analytic framework with the historical narrative tradition of Sima Qian
, the Grand Historian of the Han Dynasty, to bring the Zhang women to life by using their own words.
Stories about Liezu can be found in Sima Qian
's "Records of the Grand Historian".
Another important method is to launch the more sweeping historical judgments with the phrase "the historian says," a technique famously employed by China's earliest historian Sima Qian