The texts of «Conversations and judgments» are traditionally divided into twenty chapters. In this edition, each sentence is given in alternative translations of two major Russian sinologists of the XIX century, corresponding members of the Academy of Sciences. The book also contains original hieroglyphic texts of the original source, detailed comments by P. S. Popov to each sentence. The publication is illustrated with drawings on myths and legends from the life of Confucius with their summary.
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