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Mountains as a sacred place in traditional Chinese culture

ФИО студента: Aleksandra Kobets

Руководитель: Ekaterina Starikova

Кампус/факультет: Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies

Программа: Asian and African Studies (Bachelor)

Оценка: 9

Год защиты: 2019

The paper will provide a comprehensive study on the Chinese mountains as a sacred space and their significance in Chinese culture. It includes the prevailing views on the concept of sacred spaces and their applicability to the cultural understanding of the Chinese mountains, as well as the analyses of ancient Chinese mythology for the purpose of determining the most crucial mythological peaks and their common features. The cultural study of the real existing systems of mountains is undertaken in order to determine which mountains are viewed as a sacred space and how they are venerated. The paper is an attempt to provide the knowledge about Chinese sacred mountains and summarize the preceding research.

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