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Category:Kong Miao - 1371 - Hongwu Year 4 Geographical Deities Designation Stele

English: A tortoise-borne stele with an edict of the Hongwu Emperor (Year 4 of the Hongwu era, i.e. 1371) designating various georgaphical deities. The stele was re-erected in Year 16 of Hongzhi era (1503). It is located in the eastern stele pavilion, which is in front of the God of Literature Pavilion (奎文阁, Kui Wen Ge), on the ground of the Temple of Confucius in Qufu.

The stele is 4 m tall, 2.2 m wide, 0.58 m thick. It's bixi turtle is 4.2 m long, 2.2 m wide, 1.3 m tall.

The stele is described as item 95 of the Ming Dynasty section, pp. 440-441, of the book:

  • 骆承烈 (Luo Chenglie), ed. (2001), 石头上的儒家文献-曲阜的碑文录 (Shitou-shang-de Rujia Wenxian - Qufu-de Bei Wen Lu, "Confucian writing in stone: a catalog of inscriptions on Qufu's steles"), vol. 1, 齐鲁书社 (Jinlu Shushe), ISBN 7-5333-0781-X.

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中文(简体)‎: 弘治十六年重立洪武四年定诸神号诏碑
Object location 35° 35′ 42″ N, 116° 59′ 04″ E View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Maps - Google Earth - Proximityrama info

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