Intro::Quan Tangshi


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The interest of the Kangxi Emperor in Tang Poetry is shown here by his calligraphic reproduction of a Tang poem, in praise of chrysanthemums.

Quan Tangshi (Complete Tang Poems), commissioned in 1705 at the direction and published under the name of the Qing dynasty Kangxi Emperor, is the largest collection of Tang poetry, containing some 49,000 lyric poems by more than twenty-two hundred poets. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn |bracket_year_left = ( |bracket_year_right = ) }} The Quantangshi is the major reservoir of surviving Tang Dynasty poems, from which the pre-eminent shorter anthology, Three Hundred Tang Poems is largely drawn.

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