Ma Tuan-Lin

Mă Duānlín (simplified Chinese: 马端临; traditional Chinese: 馬端臨; Wade–Giles: Ma Tuanlin) (1245–1322) was a Chinese historical writer and encyclopaedist. In 1317 he published the comprehensive Chinese encyclopedia Wenxian Tongkao in 348 volumes.

He was born to the family of Southern Song Minister of the East Ma Tingluan, who had an extensive collection of historical documents. From 1273, Ma Duanlin started the compilation of the Wenxian Tongkao using his father's collection and advice. After the death of his father, Ma Duanlin was called to serve the Yuan Dynasty and later played an important role in reviving the educational system of China.

External links

  • Wenxian Tongkao "Comprehensive Studies in Administration" — Chinaknowledge.de.
  • Tötösy de Zepetnek, Steven, and Jennifer W. Jay, ISBN 978-0-921490-09-8 Всего страниц: 383 с. 66
  • Joseph Peter McDermott State and Court Ritual in China стр. 257

Further reading

  • Jay, Jennifer W. ed. by Daniel R. Woolf
  • Dong, Enlin, et al. (2002). Historical Literature and Cultural Studies. Wuhan: Hubei Dictionary Press. ISBN 7-5403-0512-6
  • Xu Guanglie. "Wenxian Tongkao" ("Comprehensive Examination of Literature"). Encyclopedia of China, 1st ed.
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