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Lives of the nuns : biographies of Chinese Buddhist nuns from the fourth to sixth centuries : a translation of the Pi-chʻiu-ni chuan / compiled by Shih Pao-chʻang ; translated by Kathryn Ann Tsai.

By: Baochang, active 6th century.
Contributor(s): Tsai, Kathryn Ann.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1994Description: xi, 188 p. : map ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0824815416 (acidfree paper); 9780824815417 (acid-free paper).Uniform titles: Bi qiu ni zhuan. English Subject(s): Buddhist nuns -- China -- Biography -- Early works to 1800DDC classification: 294.3/657/092251 | B
Contents:
Table of Dynasties and Kingdoms -- Map of Places in Biographies -- Shih Pao-ch'ang's Preface to Lives of the Nuns -- 1. The Chin Dynasty (265-317 / 317-420) -- 2. The Sung Dynasty (420-479) -- 3. The Ch'i Dynasty (479-502) -- 4. The Liang Dynasty (502-557) -- Appendix A: The Text -- Appendix B: The Manatta Ritual -- Chinese Character Glossary of Names, Terms, and Titles.
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Knox Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
England Collection BQ634 .B36 1994 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-180) and index.

Table of Dynasties and Kingdoms -- Map of Places in Biographies -- Shih Pao-ch'ang's Preface to Lives of the Nuns -- 1. The Chin Dynasty (265-317 / 317-420) -- 2. The Sung Dynasty (420-479) -- 3. The Ch'i Dynasty (479-502) -- 4. The Liang Dynasty (502-557) -- Appendix A: The Text -- Appendix B: The Manatta Ritual -- Chinese Character Glossary of Names, Terms, and Titles.

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