Culture

  • “I’m reading manuscripts while Meitang is teaching a song to our granddaughter” (above), “My first glimpse of Meitang after…[详细]
    07-08-2020
  • This character is often used as an adjective with a meaning of “cold, poor or desolate.” 人问寒山道 rén wèn h&aacut…[详细]
    07-01-2020
  • A detail from “Hanshan and Shide” (known in Japan as Kanzan and Jittoku) by the Japanese painter Hashimoto Gahō (1835–1908). H…[详细]
    07-01-2020
  • This character usually refers to the water surrounding continents and islands. It is also used as an adjective, meaning a large amount of somethin…[详细]
    06-23-2020
  • The port of Canton trading with foreign merchants in the middle of the Qing Dynasty Photo: William Daniel/NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM Opening up …[详细]
    06-23-2020
  • This character usually refers to a book, a document or a letter. As a verb, shu means to write. 临池学书 池水尽墨 lín chí xu&…[详细]
    06-16-2020
  • The “Lanting Xu” (“Preface to the Poems Collected from the Orchid Pavilion”) by Wang Xizhi (303–361). The work is c…[详细]
    06-16-2020
  • This character usually refers to a child between the stages of birth and puberty. 牧童遥指杏花村 mù tóng yáo zhǐ x&igrav…[详细]
    06-10-2020
  • A mahoraga in the collection of the Shenzhen Wangye Museum Photo: FILE Toys can be good company for a child. From the past to the present, …[详细]
    06-10-2020
  • This character usually refers to palaces or the womb. It also indicates empresses and imperial concubines in ancient times. 满城春色宫墙柳 m…[详细]
    06-03-2020