Fois plus." (Pierre HOANG, La Propriete en Chine, 1897, p. 43.)
XXVI., p. 432.
Morrison, Dict., Pt. II, Vol. I., p. 70, says: "Chin-seang, a Minister
of State, was so called under the Ming Dynasty." According to Mr. E.H.
Parker (China Review, XXIV., p. 101), Ching Siang were abolished in
In the quotation from the Masalak al Absar instead of Landjun (Lang
Chang), read Landjun (Lang Chung).
XXXIII., pp. 447-8. "You must know, too, that the Tartars reckon their
years by twelves; the sign of the first year being the Lion, of the second
the Ox, of the third the Dragon, of the fourth the Dog, and so forth up to
the twelfth; so that when one is asked the year of his birth he answers
that it was in the year of the Lion (let us say), on such a day or night,
at such an hour, and such a moment. And the father of a child always takes
care to write these particulars down in a book. When the twelve yearly
symbols have been gone through, then they come back to the first, and go
through with them again in the same succession."
"Ce temoignage, writes Chavannes (T'oung Pao, 1906, p. 59), n'est pas
d'une exactitude rigoureuse, puisque les animaux n'y sont pas nommes a
leur rang; en outre, le lion y est substitue au tigre de l'enumeration
chinoise; mais cette derniere difference provient sans doute de ce que
Marco Polo connaissait le cycle avec les noms mongols des animaux; c'est
le leopard dout il a fait le lion.