Investiture of the Gods (Illustrated Refined Edition)(Hardcover Edition)(A Library of Traditional Chinese Cultural Classics) (Chinese Edition) (Chinese) Hardcover by Xu Zhonglin (Author)
Package dimensions: 2.54 x 2.54 x 2.54 cm ; 1.11 kg
DISCLAIMER: The weight and dimensions of the item stated may not be accurate and it could potentially affect International and Local Shipping fee. Any additional shipping fee due to discrepancy between stated and actual weight and dimensions of the item will become customer’s responsibility.
DISCLAIMER: Berat dan dimensi barang yang tertera mungkin tidak akurat dan berpotensi mempengaruhi biaya Pengiriman Internasional dan Pengiriman Lokal. Biaya pengiriman tambahan yang terhitung karena perbedaan antara berat dan dimensi yang tertera dan yang sebenarnya akan menjadi tanggung jawab pembeli.
Investiture of the Gods"" focuses on the last emperor of the Shang Dynasty, King Zhou who is indulged in wine and women since his succession to the throne, profligate and devoid of principles, persecuting the faithful and honest and common people, and finally hated greatly by both man and God. The ancient Chinese goddess Nüwa sends the thousand year old vixen spirit to bewitch the king and hasten his downfall which arouses a strong resistance from the people. At the same time, there is a noble and wise sovereign in the west of the State of Qi who has gained unprecedented public approval. Therefore, with God's will and under his master's order, Jiang Ziya goes down the hill and leads his disciples to assist the King Wen and Wu of Zhou in crusading against the King Zhou of Shang. They are respectively supported by the orthodox Chan Taoism Sect and the heterodoxy Jie Taoism Sect. Finally, the King Zhou of Shang dies from self-immolation leads to the demise of the Shang Dynasty, then Jiang Ziya apotheosizes the Gods and assists Ji Chang in building 800 years of the Zhou Dynasty.