Marco Polo and the Chinese Zodiac

Author: Derek Walters
Abstract: Despite Chinese Astrology’s long history, the celebrated ‘Chinese Zodiac’ did not appear in China until the sixth century. Whatever its origins, it was indeed a happy invention, for in replacing ancient Chinese seal-script signs, the twelve animal names h
Keywords: Chinese astrology, seal-script signs, twelve animals,
Publication: Astrology and the Academy: papers from the inaugural conference of the Sophia Centre (published by C 2004 159 – 163

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