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The Confucian temple successful candidate in the highest imperial examinations autographs the stele forest
Beijing

The Confucian temple successful candidate in the highest imperial examinations autographs the stele forest:  The successful candidate in the highest imperial examinations autographs the stele forest is in Beijing national studies Confucian temple has the great reputation extremely a big landscape. In first enters in the courtyard , deposits is carrying the Yuan, clearly, the clear three generation of 51,624 successful candidate in the highest imperial examinations name 198 steles, arranges in imperial road the east and west. The successful candidate in the highest imperial examinations autographs the history may trace the Tang Dynasty to obtain the jinshi degree. In what the Confucian temple autographs the tablet to be earliest after was the Yuan Dynasty imperial manor two years (male the Yuan in 1313) conducts the exams in the imperial civil service examination system selects scholars for public office, constructed, latter bright, clear by this system, also studied the Yuan for the posterity, clearly, the clear three generation of imperial civil service examination system to leave behind the precious detailed material.


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Copyright: Jacky Cheng
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Hochgeladen: 17/03/2009
Aktualisiert: 18/06/2014
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