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On friendship : one hundred maxims for a Chinese prince = 交友論 /
On friendship : one hundred maxims for a Chinese prince = Jiaoyou lun

Author: Matteo Ricci ; translated by Timothy Billings. ; Matteo Ricci; Timothy James Billings
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On Friendship distilled the best ideas on friendship from Renaissance Latin texts into one hundred pure and provocative Chinese maxims. Written in a masterful classical style, Ricci's sayings established his reputation as a great sage and the sentiments still ring true. Available for the first time in English, On Friendship matches a carefully edited Chinese text with a facing-page English translation and includes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quelle
Ratgeber
Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Named Person: Matteo Ricci
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matteo Ricci ; translated by Timothy Billings. ; Matteo Ricci; Timothy James Billings
ISBN: 9780231149242 0231149247 9780231520287 023152028X
OCLC Number: 320798507
Language Note: Text in English and Chinese.
Description: xi, 173 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction --
On friendship --
Chronology of editions --
Texts and variants.
Other Titles: Jiaoyou lun.
Jiaoyou lun
Responsibility: Matteo Ricci ; translated by Timothy Billings.
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"On Friendship distilled the best ideas on friendship from Renaissance Latin texts into one hundred pure and provocative Chinese maxims. Written in a masterful classical style, Ricci's sayings established his reputation as a great sage and the sentiments still ring true. Available for the first time in English, On Friendship matches a carefully edited Chinese text with a facing-page English translation and includes notes on sources and biographical, historical, and cultural information. Still admired in China for its sophistication and inspirational wisdom, On Friendship is a delightful cross-cultural work by a crucial and fascinating historical figure. It is also an excellent tool for learning Chinese, pairing a superb model of the classical language with an accessible and accurate translation." --

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