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Fusang, or, The discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist priests in the fifth century

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Published by Trübner in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Chinese

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      Other titlesFusang, Discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist priests in the fifth century
      Statementby Charles G. Leland.
      ContributionsHuishen, 5th cent., Neumann, Karl Friedrich, 1793?-1870., Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE109.C5 L5 1875b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5242623M
      LC Control Number75314171

      Scholars do not usually announce their personal opinions as overwhelming arguments, or call names, and it is to be regretted that a man of Dr Bretschneider's erudition should have informed the sinologues who differ with him that "they might have spared themselves the trouble of writing such learned treatises on this subject. It is remarkable that this was the case in Mexico. Mention is also made of horses in Fusang. Then we see that circulating currents can take you from China, up the east coast of Japan, past Korea, along the Aleutians, south of Alaska, down the west coast of America to Mexico. Jean M. A German professor, Neumann, published Hoei-Shin's narrative in along with a commentary.

      This is not owing to the The discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist priests in the fifth century book of matches, for as is proved by the contents of several tobacco-bags in my possession the Chippeways generally use flint and steel to obtain a light. It has been suggested that they can best be thought of as "study groups". Fortunately for those of you interested in exploring this topic, you need not spend any money. On an interesting side note, Hui Shan also claims to have converted many of the natives to Buddhism, a fact which Rick Fields mentions in his fascinating How the Swans Came to the Lake. The authors discuss every possible variation on the theme of ancient Amer-Asian contact in the course of this page book: the known contacts between Siberian and Alaskan tribes, the ease with which one could make the voyage across the Bering Strait, the technical prowess of the Chinese, the missionary fervor of 6th-century Buddhist monks, the similarities between Mongolian and Dakota languages, the possible links between ancient Mexican and Peruvian cultures, the now-disproven theory of an ancient race of "Mound Builders" different from the "Red Indians," and still more besides.

      No one, indeed, can well deny this who has read Deguignes with any care. He was educated at Princeton University and in Europe. War is here unknown. We are still groping in darkness as regards the past: the wonderful discoveries of the last fifty years may well teach us this. We cannot lay great stress upon the asserted distance, for every one knows how liberal the Chinese are with numbers. They told that this kingdom extended li in all directions, and that it was bordered on the west and south by the great sea, and on the north and east by high mountains.


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It appears that what Hoei-Shin was able to do, others probably did as well. The kingdom Wo, it is said, is situated on a group of islands in the great sea, south-east of Han in the south-western part of Coreaand is composed of about a hundred principalities.

Shinto became the state religion. The following is found in the chapter b. This statement is confirmed by the Japanese annals. Leland's early education was in the United States, and he attended college at Princeton University.

Hui Shen and Wi-shi-pecocha Guixepecocha are considered by most historians as one and the same person, with Wi-shi-pecocha being a transliteration of Hui Shen, bhikshu.

Jean M.

Buddhism in Japan

Posted on Wednesday, February 23rd, Calling someone a liar is provocative. The first expedition returned c. I have in my possession a common burning-glass, which I once dug out of an old Chippeway grave; and it is to be observed that burning-glasses, which were in great demand from the traders by the Chippeways while they worshipped the sacred fire, are now no longer called for.

Its leaves resemble Fusang mulberry-tree. Some Chinese and Buddhist artistic influences on the Mayan art of the period have also been suggested. But in any case, if such mirrors were ever brought to China, they were much more likely to have come from sun-worshipping Mexico, where metal and other work was made with great ingenuity, than from Siberia, or even from Japan itself at that time.

As he makes no mention, indeed, of M. This embraces an account of my labour for many years in introducing Industrial Art as a branch of education in schools" He was involved in a series of books on industrial arts and crafts, including a title he co-authored in with Thomas Bolas, entitled "Pyrography or burnt-wood etching" revised by Frank H Ball and G J Fowler in Leland and Boland's Hoei Shin, of course, being the same Hui Shan AND the same personage whose memory still stands high on a rock in a village north of Tehuantepec that bares the name Wi-shi-pecocha, a transliteration of Hui Shen, bhikshu.

The majority of people were law-abiding citizens.

Charles Godfrey Leland

It is carried on, he says, under the mask of the Christian religion, an assertion which would Fusang perfectly true if applied to Berlin or Paris, or in fact to any German or French city where it is legalised by the Government, but which cannot be said of the United States of America, and least of all of Utah, where the people are not Christians at all.

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- Scholar's Choice.the works of early Chinese historians a statement that, in the fifth century pdf our era, certain pdf of their race had discovered a country which they called Fusang, and which, from the direction and distance as described by them, The discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist priests in the fifth century book to be Western America, and in all probability Mexico.

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A full translation in French of the account in the Book of Liang was given by Schlegel () JSTOR Fusang Or, The discovery ebook America by Ebook Buddhist Priests in the Fifth Century, 1st Edition.

By Charles G. Leland. This book, first published in and reissued inanalyses the limited evidence from the works of early Chinese historians that explorers from China had discovered a country they called Fusang – possibly western.