The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 儀禮

Also known as the Yili, a classic Confucian text describing details of ceremonies


Wikisource, accessed 2018-04-27儀禮

English translations

Steele, John Clendinning 1966, The Yi- li: or Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial, Taipei: Chen- wen Pub. Co.


  1. Nylan, Michael 2001, The Five “confucian” classics, New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. 191-195.
  2. Schaberg, David 2017, 'Chapter 12: Classics (Jing 經),' in Denecke, Wiebke, Wai-Yee Li, and Xiaofei Tian (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature (1000 BCE-900CE), New York: Oxford University Press, p. 178.

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