The Analects Setting & Symbolism

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Lu

Lu is the name of a state in China where Confucius is born. Lu is in the southeastern part of the modern Shantung province. Confucius serves as the police commissioner of Lu before his travels. After traveling he returns to Lu where he spends his last five years teaching before his death.

Ch'i

Ch'i is the name of a small state where descendants of Hsia are given land for their pledge of service in modern Honan and also a state comprising the northern part of modern Shantung and the southwestern part of Hopei provinces in China.

The Mencius

The Mencius is a recorded history of Confucius' travels and sayings. It is one of the sources relied on to confirm, corroborate and supplement other sources of information about Confucius, events and the time.

Wei

Wei is the name of a state in modern Honan province in China. Duke...

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