The Tao Te Ching or ‘Canon of the Way of Virtue' is a classical Chinese text generally dated to the 6th century BCE. It has traditionally been attributed to Laozi, the ‘Old Master', said... More > to have been a scribe at the court of the Zhou Dynasty. The actual date of the composition of the Tao Te Ching - now generally rendered Daodejing in Pinyin Romanisation - remains a matter of conjecture, though the oldest text discovered so far dates back to the 4th century BCE.
An illustrated version of James Legge’s translation of the Tao Te Ching or ‘Canon of the Way of Virtue’, with an introduction to the ‘Old Master’ Laozi, and a short biography of Legge.
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