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The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism (Part II: The YI King), (The Sacred Books of the East, Volume 16)

by F. Max Muller (Ed.) & James Legge (Tr.)

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt Ltd

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Contents Preface Introduction I. THE Y1 King FROM THE TWELFTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE Christian ERA : There was a V1 in the time of Confucius. The V1 is now made up of the Text, which Confucius saw, and the Appendixes ascribed to him. The V1 escaped the fires of Shin. The V1 before Confucius, and when it was made : mentioned in the Official Book of Kau; in the So Khwan; testimony of the Appendixes. Not the most Ancient of the Chinese books. The Text much older than the Appendixes. Labours of native scholars on the V1 imperfectly described. Erroneous account of the labours of sinologists. II. THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THE TEXT. THE LINEAL FIGURES AND THE EXPLANATION OF THEM : The V1 consists of Essays based on lineal figures. Origin of the lineal figures. Who first multiplied them to sixty-four? Why they were not continued after sixty-four. The form of the River Map. State of the Country in the time of king Wan. Character of the last king of Shang. The lords of Kau; and especially king Wan. Wan in prison occupied with the lineal figures. The seventh hexagram. III. THE APPENDIXES : Subjects of the chapter. Number and Nature of the Appendixes. Their authorship. No superscription of Confucius on any of them. The third and fourth evidently not from him. Bearing of this conclusion on the others. The first Appendix. Fu-hsi's trigrams. King Wan's. The name Kwei-shan. The second Appendix. The Great Symbolism. The third Appendix. Harmony Between the Lines of the figures ever changing, and the changes in External phenomena. Divination; ancient, and its object. Formation of the lineal figures by the divining stalks. The names Yin and Yang. The name Kwei shan. Shan alone. The fourth Appendix. The fifth. First paragraph. Mythology of the Y1. Operation of God in nature throughout the year. Concluding paragraphs. The sixth Appendix. The seventh Plates I, II, III, exhibiting the hexagrams and trigrams A. THE TEXT : Section I : 1. Khien 2. Khwan 3. Kun 4. Mang 5. Hsu 6. Sung 7. Sze 8. Pi 9. Hsiao Khu 10. Li 11. Thai 12. Phi 13. Thung Zan 14. Ta yu 15. Khien 16. Yu 17. Sui 18. Ku 19. Lin 20. Kwan 21. Shih Ho 22. Pi 23. Po 24. Fu 25. Wu Wang 26. Ta Khu 27. I 28. Ta Kwo 29. Khan 30. Li Section II : 31. Hsien 32. Hang 33. Thun 34. Ta Kwang 35. Sin 36. Ming I 37. Kia Zan 38. Khwei 39. Kien 40. Kieh 41. Sun 42. Yi 43. Kwai 44. Kau 45. Shui 46. Shang 47. Khwan 48. Sing 49. Ko 50. Ting 51. Kan 52. Kan 53. Kien 54. Kwei Mei 55. Fang 56. Lu 57. Sun 58. Tui 59. Hwan 60. Kieh 61. Kung Fu 62. Hsiao Kwo 63. Ki Si 64. Wei Si

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The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism (Part II: The YI King), (The Sacred Books of the East, Volume 16)
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F. Max Muller (Ed.) & James Legge (Tr.)
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