Live Online DCC Culture Club:
Everlasting Happiness: The amazing Yongle Emperor and his early 15th Century Encyclopaedia
This talk with Guide Brian O’Neill, will give an introduction to the 3rd Ming Emperor, Emperor Yongle, whose name translates as ‘Everlasting Happiness’. The highlight of his truly productive and amazing reign of just over 20 years, is his quest for knowledge, resulting in the creation of a monumental Encyclopaedia, finished in 1407. The Chester Beatty collection holds 3 volumes of this incredible work.
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