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IndexAchilles43Aeneid366Africa165, 232, 350Albion111, 331Alexander the Great22, 64, 160Americavii, 7, 136, 141, 165, 281Amoy235Amur River220An Lu-shan64Analects of Confucius130, 190, 207, 263Anderson, Garrett8–9Annam302Anyang22, 132Aphrodite157Arabia146Arabic numerals45, 239Arabs75, 235, 362, 363Arcadian dialect23Ares103Aries107Aristotle23Asahi Shimbun217Ashtaroth157Athens23Australia3–5, 315Autolycus43Automedon43Ayling, Alan299Babylonians289Balogh, Steve1Bashō282, 327Bellatrix205Bennett, Alf2Best, Andrew6, 14–15, 18Betelgeuse205Bible226, 264, 305Blake, William48, 69, 70, 155, 173Blenheim Palace4Bletchley Park4–5, 7, 20Bond, James70Boxer, Charles2–3Braque, Georges60Britain33, 111, 170, 331, 356 scholarship1, 7Bronze Age26, 32, 141, 223, 370Brown, G. Spencer371Buddha62, 278, 311, 322, 374Burma98, 124Byzantine23, 357, 366Cambridge5, 7, 14Cannes23Carter, T.F.364Castiglione, Guiseppe167Cathay24, 145, 301, 357Cayley, John8Celtic languages67, 129Central Asia64, 72, 146, 356 merchants145 music from16, 149, 298Ch’ang-an154, 164, 166, 244, 301Ch’ien Lung Emperor356Ch’in Dynasty223, 267, 276, 301Ch’ing Dynasty18, 24, 110, 165, 356Ch’ü Yüan304, 341Changsha (Ch’ang-sha)17Chaucer23, 57Cheltenham5Chiang Kai-shek310, 373Childe Harold106, 261Chin Dynasty302China Society10Chou Dynasty120, 257, 261, 289, 300–301 inscription48, 123Christianity64, 160, 170, 279–280, 357 church274 doctrines110 gospels23 missionaries95, 235, 2379 Nestorian301, 363, 235Chuang Tzu195, 264–296, 351, 370Chu-ko Liang229Clausewitz, Carl von337Cockney110, 203Code Napoléon116Coleridge, Samuel Taylor143, 165Confucian classics27, 146, 179, 285Constantinople24, 126, 280Cooper, Edward (brother)2Cooper, Edward (son)1Cooper, Joshua5Cooper, Richard Synge2Crete329Cypriot syllabary329–330, 362Cypriots23Cyprus329Demiéville, Paul58, 78, 143Demoiselles d’ Avignon327Deutsch, André6Diana121Diringer, David9Doric dialect23Dublin117Dun’s Tew4Durham University6Dutch25, 28, 85, 113, 166, 174Duyvendak, J.J.L.265–268Eastern Roman Empire23, 146, 235Egyptian civilisation22 script26, 49, 136, 163Emperor Constantine280Emperor Hsien Tsung244Emperor T’ai Tsu (Sung Dynasty)178Empress Wu174, 362England2–5, 111, 119, 170, 356Enigma5Et in Arcadia Ego82, 173Fa Hsien281Fang Yüeh313Feifel, Eugene249First Emperor of Ch’in22, 267, 285Fitzgerald, C.P.302Five Dynasties301–302French Revolution65Gaelic182, 186Galilean revolution369Gengis Khan302Giggleswick2Glasgow182glottal stop110, 203Gloucestershire6, 8Gobi Desert240Goodrich, L. Carrington364GC&CS2, 5GCHQvii, 5Graham, A.C.154, 285Great Wall165, 285, 356Hahn, Emily2–3Hamlet163, 258Han Dynasty72, 160, 166, 374 end of229, 272, 313Han Fei Tzu276, 322Han River160Han Yü138, 316, 321–322Haneda122Hankow160Hanoi165Hawkes, David7, 17, 205, 225, 238, 303Heian110, 111Hermes104Hindi32Hiroshima218Hitler, Adolf5, 302, 341Ho Chi-minh337Holbein, Hans61Homer22, 23, 207, 326, 366Hong Kong2–3, 7, 120, 150, 226, 262Honshū331Hopei359Hsia Dynasty189, 235Hsü Shên129Huai River244, 250, 360Huard, Pierre347Hui Shih289, 370–371Hunan350 accent347Hung Hsiu-ch’üan110Hyades370Hyde Park157Iceland2Icelander2, 32Icelandic2, 129, 240, 315 languagevii, 2, 8–9, 44, 129 riddle37–38India124, 146, 164, 211, 356, 364 influence from64, 75, 121, 361 ink63, 220, 280 pilgrimage to281Indo-European(s)121, 216, 211, 300Ireland2, 245Irish2, 9, 124, 182, 238 Anglo-2, 145, 190, 326 language67, 77, 129, 165, 191Isaac300Ishtar157Islam235, 357Italian39, 53, 76, 129, 184, 329, 365 opera16, 298 vis-à-vis Latin23, 50, 366Italy216, 374Japanese Broadcasting Company (NHK)219Jesuits64, 107, 167, 337Julius, Diana4Jupiter95Kao P’ing183–184Kaoling304Karlgren, Berhard81, 128, 180, 260, 285 graphic structure213, 237, 282, 352Grammata Serica6, 79, 157, 343Keightley, David N.7Kiangsi304, 350, 351Kiangsu351King George III356Kipling, Rudyard123Kitans301, 302Kiukiang242, 244, 253Klein, E.300Knossos22Kōbō Daishi332Korea24, 34, 152, 157, 322, 336Korean language322, 335, 336 people9, 22, 48, 133, 173 syllabary9, 336Kowloon148Kratochvíl, Paul111Kuanyin (Kannon, Avalokiteśvara)267–268, 281Kublai Khan165, 302, 308, 310Kwangsi161, 218, 359Kwangtung19, 161, 218, 359Kyōto110, 111, 164, 331Laos98Lau, D.C.264, 266–268Leibnitz, Gottfried Wilhelm von71Levant24Li Shih-min57, 235, 361, 362Li Szu285Li Tung-yang82Liddell Hart, Sir Basil337Lieh Tzu264–296, 349Lin Yutang264Liu Wu-chi85Lo River164, 360Loewe, Michaelvii–viii, 1, 7, 17, 160Logicians269, 289London2, 4, 6, 8, 157London Observer33Long March354Loyang164–165, 177, 198, 301Lu Mei-p’o313Luftwaffe5Macartney, Lord356Mackintosh, Duncan299Magritte, René183Manchu90, 108, 110, 156, 165, 211Manchu people108, 165, 302Mao Ch’ang79Marco Polo165–166, 211, 302, 309, 362Mars95, 103, 104Mathews, R.H.6Mawangdui (Ma-wang-tui)17May Fourth Movement366McLuhan, Marshall15Mediterranean24, 160Melbourne3–4Mercury95, 104Mesolithic Age32Mesopotamian civilisation22MI54Milton, John316, 325Ming Dynasty82Ming Huang64Mo Tzu (Micius)279Mongol211, 267, 302, 303 dynasty90, 165, 166, 302 invasion178, 302, 310Morris, John111Moses300Mount Omei237Munch, Edvard300Murasaki Shikibu111Murray, John285Mussolini, Benito216Mustard Seed Garden60, 193, 226Nanking19, 69, 221Nara331Nave, Eric4Nazis83, 121Near East103, 329, 331Needham, Josephvii, 24, 96, 98, 304 on arithmetics45, 71 on Chuang Tzu264 contact with7, 17Neolithic26, 32, 40, 61, 370 craftsmen207 pottery225, 354–355 society189New Guinea4New York33, 212Northern Wei (Toba)280Odysseus43, 229Odyssey23Oedipus300Onassis, Aristotle23oracle bones22, 97–98, 155, 284, 352, 367Orion205Ōsaka331Oxford2, 4 University Press7P’an Ku232Pāli281Peking (Pekin)185, 203, 211, 352 romanisation19, 68 Stone Drums60Pekinese39, 106, 141, 191, 252, 259 rhyme obscured in245 tones in53–54Penguin Classics1, 6, 8, 154, 264–265Persia32, 75, 183, 357Philippines3Phoenician157, 331Pinyin romantization54, 79, 103, 106 used in book18–19, 37Plato22, 23Pleiades88Pope, Alexander356Portugal373Portuguese211, 337 language113, 118, 155, 281, 365Pound, Ezra145, 150, 247Prester John301Rabaul4Racine, Jean326Renaissance24, 57, 166–167Rigel205Roman34, 103–104, 121Empire22, 104, 271 see also Eastern Roman EmpireRome24, 64, 72, 147, 160, 279Russia25Russian emperors267 language2, 32, 184, 308 vocabulary47, 77, 151Sanskrit281–282, 329, 332, 374Saturn95, 218Savile Club6, 8–9Schram, Stuart347Scorpio205Semitic26, 103, 104, 157Shakespeare, William326Shang dynastyviii, 164, 257, 282, 302 name of153–154Shanghai54, 310Shantung140, 250, 360Shatin3Shelley, Percy Bysshe357Shên Tê-ch’ien191Shingon Buddhism332Shun (sage-king)168, 275, 301, 352, 357Singapore2–4Six Dynasties272, 280, 301Smedley, Agnes3Socrates22Soho23South Africa165South America34, 165Spain349Stalin, Joseph341Stockholm2Stone Drums60, 93Su Tung-p’o63, 220Sui Dynasty272, 359Sumerians289Sung Dynasty110, 208, 302, 304, 362 founding emperor of178 invasion of195 poet from63, 220, 301 poetry of152, 298, 313Swedishvii, 2, 174 poet316 scholar79, 128, 260symphony101Synge, J.M.145Syria72Szechwan Province123, 124, 127, 154, 156Szu-ma Ch’ien367T’ai P’ing Rebellion110T’ao Yüan-ming (T’ao Ch’ien)181, 184, 346Taiwan (Formosa)77, 237, 238Tegnér, Esias316Tennyson, Alfred24, 144, 357The Times5, 368Three Kingdoms229, 232Tibet124, 336Tiw (Germanic god)103Tokugawa24Tōkyō69, 122, 164Tower of Babel32–33Tracy, Honor117, 125Trendall, Arthur Dale3Tsien, Tsuen-hsuin364Tungting Lake350Turing, Alan5Turkestan124Turks121, 145, 146, 235, 280Twickenham356Twitchett, Denis7Uighurs235, 249United Nations33, 350Velazquez, Diego230Venus95, 145, 157, 173Vick, Sir Arthur8Vietnam24, 34, 98, 161, 165Vietnamese people22, 161, 204 language41, 69, 118, 335, 336–337Vimalakirti62Virgil366Virgo107Wade-Giles system18, 19, 37, 138Wales5Waley, Arthurvii, 17, 281 and Chinese poetry26 translation by64, 111, 150, 248, 264–268, 281Wang An-shih27Wang Hsi-chih93, 98, 239–240Wang Pi289War of the Roses229Warring States172, 301Watson, Burton272Wei Pa200, 203–204, 224Welsh32, 67, 77, 129, 315Werner, E.T.C.347Whitehead, Alfred North24Willetts, William167, 234, 305, 359Woden (Germanic god)104Wong, Ming347Wordsworth150, 192Xanadu165, 211Yamato111, 331Yang Kuei-fei64Yangtse189, 191, 244, 310, 350 Gorges188 name of85, 158, 212Yao (sage-king)167–168, 204, 275–276, 301, 357Yeats, W.B.145, 326Yellow Emperor218, 280Yellow River26, 158, 218, 250, 360Yen Yü316Yomiuri Shimbun348Yüan Chên252–255Yüan Dynasty90, 166, 302Zen Buddhism182, 282–283, 285, 316, 327, 361