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Kychanov E. “The Altar Record on Confucius' Conciliation”, an Unknown Tangut Apocryphal Work // Manuscripta Orientalia. Vol. 3, No 3, November 1997. P. 3-7.


The work in question was discovered by the well known Russian scholar N. A. Nevsky (1892—1937) at the beginning of the 1930s. In his paper The Tangut script and its collections, published in 1935 and devoted to the Tangut manuscripts in the then Institute of Oriental Studies in St. Petersburg, he pointed out that “besides Confucian ideas, the Tangut absorbed Daoism too, for the quotations from Lao-zi, Zhuang-zi, Lie-zi, Huainan-zi are abundant... in the collection of quotations. Also, there is a number of translations of small apocrypha claiming the victory of Daoist ideas over Confucianism and at times depicting Confucius and his disciple Zi Lu as being fairly ridiculous. But such works are scarce in our collection. The Records on the Altar of Confucius' Conciliation might be an example of such sort of literature”...

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Daoism
Manuscripta Orientalia, selected papers
Tangut manuscripts

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