[Cibot:] Lettre de Pekin sur le genie de langue Chinoise et la nature de leur ecriture symbolique

[Pierre-Martial Cibot/John Turberwill Needham] Lettre de Pékin sur le génie de la langue chinoise et la nature de leur écriture symbolique, comparée avec celle des anciens Égyptiens…: on y a joint l’extrait de deux ouvrages nouveaux de M. de Guignes,… relatifs aux mêmes matières (Bruxelles: J.-L. de Boubers 1773)

  • Digitized:
    > Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb10522384-2)
    > Google Books (Original from Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, digitized 30 March 2011)
    > Google Books (Original from Lyon Public Library (Bibliothèque jésuite des Fontaines), digitized 28 December 2011)
  • Bibliographic reference: BS 1735 f., Lust 978-979,  Löwendahl L 0568
  • Entry in Wiener China-Bibliographie

The volume contains two texts: an article by Joseph de Guignes, presenting an extract of the translation of the Shujing 書經 and a letter by Pierre-Martial Cibot (dated Beijing, October 20, 1764) which deals with John Turberville Needham’s theory of the ressemblence of Chinese characters and Egyptian hieroglyphs (for further details see Löwendahl L 0568.

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