Victor Cunrui Xiong, “Capital Cities and Urban Form in Pre-Modern China: Luoyang: 1038 BC to 938 CE”, 2016 also was the topic of another blog post.
Here I present: Yang Xuanzhi 楊衒之 ,“Record of the Buddhist Monasteries in Luoyang” 洛陽伽藍記, 547 AD. This text relates the introduction of Buddhism to China in 65 AD.
Shown ABOVE the establishment of the Baima Temple (White Horse Temple) by Emperor Ming (AD 58–75) of the Han marked the introduction of Buddhism into China.
Here I presented: Yang Xuanzhi 楊衒之 ,“Record of the Buddhist Monasteries in Luoyang” 洛陽伽藍記, 547 AD.
Luoyang is the site of the Baima Temple (White Horse Temple) which was the printing press for the first time in history. ABOVE is a comparison of the same five (5) words in writings of Mesopatamia, Egypt and China. Of these early writing cultures, it was China that made the next step to the printing press. The Buddhist monasteries of Luoyang are the cradle of printed literature.
Ptolemy V Epiphanes, “Rosetta Stone ロゼッタ石: The Petroglyph”, 196 BC was the topic of an earlier blog post.