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Classic of Mountains and Seas M/V "Thousand Reincarnations" (English sub) Zhang Han, Guli NaZha
The Classic of Mountains and Seas
It is largely a fabled geographical and cultural account of pre-Qin China as well as a collection of mythology. The book is about 31, words long, and is divided into eighteen sections; it describes over mountains and channels. It illustrates 40 different mountains in the southern part of ancient China and creatures live there. The real location of these mountains is probably today's Fujian, Guangdong and Yunnan Province. This App is an fantastic e-book version of 'Shan Hai Jing'. It displays the images of unique creatures mentioned in Shan Hai Jing by motion illustrations and sounds.
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The Classic of Mountains and Seas or Shan Hai Jing ,  formerly romanized as the Shan-hai Ching , is a Chinese classic text and a compilation of mythic geography   and beasts. Versions of the text may have existed since as early as the 4th century BC,   but the present form was not reached until the early Han dynasty a few centuries later. The exact author s of the book and the time it was written are still undetermined. It was originally thought that mythical figures such as Yu the Great or Boyi wrote the book. However, the consensus among modern Sinologists is that the book was not written at a single time by a single author, but rather by numerous people from the period of the Warring States to the beginning of the Han dynasty.
A sort of travelogue-bestiary of Chinese mythological places, including notes about strange creatures of the various mountains. A bit repetitive after a while. I feel slightly weird about giving 4 stars to a book which I found so confusing. It was an enjoyable kind of bafflement, though - delight, wonder, and the thrill of the unexpectedly strange. I love The Classic of Mountains and Seas.
Last updated: January 3, Toggle navigation World Digital Library. Listen to this page. Read Online. Description Shan hai jing Classic of the mountains and seas is a Chinese classic text describing mountains, regions within and beyond the seas, and mythic animals. The author or authors and the date of composition are unknown.