April 4 - Chinese 155 April 4, 2008 8 Immortals Continued...

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Unformatted text preview: Chinese 155 April 4, 2008 8 Immortals Continued 6. Han Xiangzi a. Portrayed holding or playing a flute b. He is said to be the nephew of the famous Tang dynasty scholar Han Yu (768-824) c. In some stories he leads his uncle off to immortality d. Han Xiangzi is said to have died (been delivered from his mortal existence) when he fell out of a peach tree e. He is associated with musicians 7. Lan Caihe a. Sometimes portrayed as a male, sometimes a female b. Lived as a hermit during the Tan dynasty c. As a male, shown wearing rags and only one shoe d. Carrying a basket of flowers in her left hand, in her right hand shes carrying a hoe e. Associated with flowers and florists 8. Cao Guojiu a. Supposedly related to the Song dynasty (960-1279) imperial family b. His sister was the mother of an 11 th century emperor c. Portrayed with a beard and a pair of castanets d. Sometimes he hold a jade audience tablet e. He is associated with actors- In the boat clockwises from top, Lan Caihe, Han Xiangzi, He Xiangu, Li Tieguai, Lu Dongbin, Zhongli Quan, Cao Guojiu- In the sea on a donkey, Zhang Guolao Modern Popular Daoism and the Ten Hells...
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April 4 - Chinese 155 April 4, 2008 8 Immortals Continued...

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