|By the Kangxi Emperor (康熙帝) (4 May 1654 – 20 December 1722)|
Monday, September 25, 2017
Chinese Poem of the Cross
At the website Aleteia.org (a Catholic social networking site that offers information that it deems pertinent to questions about faith) I found this interesting use of numbers in a poem written by the Chinese Kangxi Emperor (1654-1722).
The Kangxi Emperor (康熙帝) was the longest-reigning emperor in the history of
China, and one of the longest-ruling monarchs worldwide. He ascended the
throne at age 7, and reigned for 61 years. He was also a learned
scholar, who compiled the Kangxi Dictionary and he was friendly to Christianity.