... images of another sort which fitted in with the requirements of their abstract metaphysical minds. A round jade disk with a large hole bored in the centre, represented Earth. With these were jade shapes representing each of the Four Quarters, North,... Bulletin - Sidan 19efter Östasiatiska museet - 1929Obegränsad förhandsgranskning
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...Wang and his son, the Duke of Zhou, As the above quoted modem scholar has observed: »They (the Zhou) did not conceive of their cosmic gods as human beings,...and they constructed their images on the ground of geometnc qualities supposed to be immanent in the great natural phenomena. The shapes of these images...