Archives of Confucius’ scions to be published

Over 2,000 copies of records are issued to protect them

Over 2,000 copies of archived records of Chinese philosopher Confucius’s direct descendants will be published over the next four years, officials in his native Shandong province said.

The archived records of ‘Yanshenggong’, a hereditary title bestowed upon the eldest child of all direct descendants of Confucius, are published for the purpose of protection, the Shandong provincial bureau of cultural heritage said.

The Yanshenggong was a hereditary official who coordinated commemoration ceremonies for Confucius and managed the family’s internal affairs....................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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