Chinese poem illustration: 周颂 我将&时迈/ Zhou Song – I Hold UP & Over Time by Anonymous
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This video briefed two poems or two songs. The poems in Zhou Song(周颂) looks boring and irrelevant to todays people, while it is very true and critical to Zhou people, especially those stake-holders of Zhou dynasty, they all reveal the true value and philosophy in the most concise and direct way.
The first poem is an anthem to both the Heaven(上帝) and King Wen(周文王) which is quite usual style and which is actually to King Wen. The second is dedicate to Heaven which is quite rare in Zhou Song. Per Zuozhuan(春秋左传: 武王克商，作頌曰，載戢干戈，載櫜弓矢，我求懿德，肆于時夏，允王保之), this song is by King Wu(周武王) to pray for peace by putting weapons back to arsenal(载戢干戈).
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