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

Author: Matteo Ricci; Timothy James Billings
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009.
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"" On Friendship, with its total of one hundred sayings, is the perfect gift for friends."" & mdash;Feng Yingjing, renowned scholar and civic official, 1601Matteo Ricci (1552-1610) is best known as the Italian Jesuit missionary who brought Christianity to China. He also published a landmark text on friendship & mdash;the first book to be written in Chinese by a European & mdash;that instantly became a late Ming best  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ricci, Matteo, 1552-1610.
On friendship.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009019567
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matteo Ricci; Timothy James Billings
ISBN: 9780231520287 023152028X
OCLC Number: 794488593
Language Note: Text in English and Chinese.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 173 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments ix; Introduction 1; On Friendship 84; Chronology of Editions 139; Texts and Variants 143; Sources and Notes 157; Index 167.
Other Titles: Jiaoyou lun.
Jiaoyou lun
Responsibility: Matteo Ricci ; translated by Timothy Billings.

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"" On Friendship, with its total of one hundred sayings, is the perfect gift for friends."" & mdash;Feng Yingjing, renowned scholar and civic official, 1601Matteo Ricci (1552-1610) is best known as the Italian Jesuit missionary who brought Christianity to China. He also published a landmark text on friendship & mdash;the first book to be written in Chinese by a European & mdash;that instantly became a late Ming best seller. On Friendship distilled the best ideas on friendship from Renaissance Latin texts into one hundred pure and provocative Chinese maxims. Wri.

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