April4 - Chin myth The 8 Immortals contd. 6. Han Xiangzi o...

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Chin myth 04/04/2008 10:53:00 The 8 Immortals contd. 6. Han Xiangzi o Portrayed holding or playing a flute o Nephew of the famous Tang dynasty scholar Han Yu o Leads uncle to immortality  o said to have died after falling from a peach tree o He is associated with musicians In picture:  Sitting under a peach tree Playing a flue Has a pot with a ladle on his right 7.  Lan Caihe o Sometimes portrayed as a males, sometimes as a female o Lived as a hermit during the Tang dynasty o As a male. Shown wearing rags and only one shoe o As both male and female is shown with a basket of flowers and  carrying a hoe over on shoulder o associated with flowers and florists 8. Cao Guojiu o Supposedly related to the Song dynasty (960-1279) imperial family o His sister was the mother of an 11 th  century emperor o Portrayed with a beard and a pair of “castanets” o Sometimes he holds a jade “audience” tablet
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course CHINESE 155 taught by Professor Idk during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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