Marsh's Library, Dublin
This exhibition was opened in the library by the Chinese Ambassador, H.E. Mr Zhang Xinsen, on 17th May 2007, and will continue until Spring 2008. The books on display represent some of the earliest accounts of
The famous Chinese sage and philosopher Confucius is regarded as the most important thinker in Chinese history and there is a case devoted to him and his famous maxims. There are books with illustrations of magnificent and spectacular Chinese processions. One procession shows the emperor and his retinue when he appears in public. He is accompanied by men playing twenty-four trumpets other men carrying lances, and four hundred great lanterns. Also included in this majestic procession are princes, foot soldiers, elephants, and chariots.
This exhibition contains accounts of the customs, houses, animals, flora and fauna of the
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