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"Qing'an Temple Inscription" translated section
12020-07-13T21:16:31-04:00Evan Dawley7a40080bd5bb656cee837d5befaa3ea8e7a2ac44352plain2021-01-10T12:51:18-05:00Evan Dawley7a40080bd5bb656cee837d5befaa3ea8e7a2ac44"At the head of the leviathan’s back ["kunshen"; i.e., Taiwan], it is called Jilong. Surrounded by the sea and embraced by mountains, it alone is cherished by the spirits. In former times it was simply a shore on a rocky frontier, but now it has become a port in a key location. It has become densely populated, and the market is bountiful."
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1media/Qingan_Inscription_TS3_Detail_thumb.jpg2019-12-16T19:55:30-05:00Evan Dawley7a40080bd5bb656cee837d5befaa3ea8e7a2ac44Qing'an Temple Inscription14This is a copy of a rubbing taken of an inscription marking the renovation of the Qing'an Temple. The extant stele is likely a post-1945 replica, because some of the dates are given in ROC-style (Minguo 民國) rather than Japanese style (Taishō 大正).media/Qingan_Inscription_TS3_Detail.jpgplain2022-02-07T14:39:00-05:001910sHe Peifu, and Lin Wenrui, eds, Taiwan diqu xiancun beijie tuzhi: Yilan Xian, Jilong Shi pian [Records of Extant Stone Inscriptions in Taiwan: Yilan County and Jilong City] (Taipei Shi: Guoli zhongyang tushuguan Taiwan fenguan, 1999).1914Copyright undetermined (http://rightsstatements.org/page/UND/1.0/?language=en).Evan N. DawleyED-0009Stone rubbingDavid Ambaras1337d6b66b25164b57abc529e56445d238145277