The Family Instructions of Master Yan 顏氏家訓

A text by 颜之推 Yan Zhitui (531 - c. 591), including a collection of essays on morality and philogical subjects


Wikisource, accessed 2018-08-21,顏氏家訓.

English translations



  1. Idema, W L and Haft, L 1997, A Guide to Chinese Literature, Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, p. 112.
  2. Tian, Xiaofei 2011, “From the Eastern Jin through the Early Tang (317–649),” in The Cambridge History of Chinese Literature: To 1375, edited by Kang-i Sun Chang and Stephen Owen, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 269-270.

Collection vocabulary analysis