yijingnotes

a little road through Yijing writings

Yijing – ShiJing

“I hope through this essay to be able to see how both diviners and poets viewed the world, and how they attempted to bring it under control”

One of the many articles-essays-studies by Edward Shaughnessy, focusing the attention on shared language between Yi and Shi Jing, the Classic of Poetry.
links:
‘divination lecture’ at Peabody Museum:
– presentation: http://www.peabody.harvard.edu/node/826

– mp3 file: http://www.peabody.harvard.edu/files/audio/20120920shaughnessy.mp3

Complete essay in ‘Divination and Interpretation of signs in the ancient world”, [section I, p.61]: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F%2Foi.uchicago.edu%2Fpdf%2Fois6.pdf&chrome=true

Iulian Schutskii too, dealt with the question in his work [translated in Researches on the I Ching, p.177-180: ].

Annunci

Like a gold mine

Sometimes it is really like to land somewhere beautiful. Land oh!

Here some links to a great database [http://catalog.hathitrust.org] of ancient Yi-focused chinese  ‘manuscripts’ (from 1542…) fully viewables, I classified in fields of research:

I hope you can enjoy it as I’m doing.

Richard j. Smith – related Yijing writings

…and useful glossaries:

http://asia.rice.edu/Content.aspx?id=601

 

Women And divination:

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~asia/WomenAndDivination.html

The Psychology of Divination:

http://chaocenter.rice.edu/uploadedFiles/Psychology%20of%20divination%20(6-26-10).pdf

Introduction of his book”The I Ching: A Biography”

http://press.princeton.edu/chapters/i9656.pdf

More than words

“I think this study shows that even the simplest of words can have deeper meanings, depending on usage and context. What applies to the character yan applies to the Yijing as well: the book is more than words.”
Harmen Mesker,  More than words

…more than a character: http://i-tjingcentrum.nl/wp/category/character-analysis/

XICI ZHUAN

Chinese text

The Writing of the Xici Zhuan and the Making of the Yijing – Ed Shaughnessy (p.197)

“Commentary on the Attached Verbalizations” – WILLARD  J.  PETERSON

T HE  YI  K I NG  A ND  I TS  A P P E N D I C E S

Orthography of Early Chinese Writing

Imre Galambos —book— & —blog

 

interesting section about ‘sinological resources online’

Studio sull’etimologia dei 214 radicali (italiano)

A Mawangdui characters database

YI – STRUCTURES

Relation, narrative and oracular models