Chinese Rubbings Collection

Monument commemorating the history of Nestorian Christians in Tang (partial, right side): Nestorian tablet of Sian-fu: Jing jiao bei: Jing jiao liu xing Zhongguo bei: Daqin jing jiao liu xing Zhongguo bei (bei ce ti ji)

Creation Date:
Qing Dynasty
Description:
Partial inscription from right side of Daqin jing jiao liu xing Zhongguo bei stele, including parallel Chinese and Syriac inscriptions of priests' names.
Extent:
68.5 x 27 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
inscriptions
stele (archaeology)
nestorian church
Christianity
priests
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Tang
Qing
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
General note: C-55, C-57, C-58 are duplicate copies.
Citation/references: Jin shi cui bian, 1805. v. 102, p. 1-13. (Jing jiao liu xing Zhongguo bei) ; Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 23. ; Chugoku bunka shiseki, 1975-76. v. 9, p. 78-79. ; Xi'an bei lin quan ji, 1999, Case No. 2, v. 19, p. 1966-1995. (full rubbing and all sections). ; Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1991, v. 28, p. 11. (Jing jiao liu xing Zhongguo bei) ; Shannxi gu dai shi ke yi shu, 1995, p. 186. ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 35. (Jing jiao liu xing Zhongguo bei) ; Zhongguo mei shu jia ren ming ci dian, 1981, p. 269. (Lu Xiuyan)
General note: Script style: kai shu ; also includes inscription in Syriac. ; Jing jiao: Chinese term for Nestorian Christianity ; Daqin: Chinese term for eastern Roman empire. ; Stele unearthed from Chongren Temple in Changan (current Xi'an) during Chongzhen, Ming Dynasty (1628-1644).
Historical: Stele date: 7th. day of 1st. mo. of 2nd yr. of Jianzhong, Tang Dynasty (781).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork277111/urn-3:FHCL:962670/catalog
Record ID:
W277111_urn-3:FHCL:962670