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Edicts Concerned with the Seasons (shiling lei 時令類)

Jul 8, 2010 © Ulrich Theobald

Edicts Concerned with Seasons (shiling lei 時令類) is a subcategory in traditional Chinese bibliographies and part of the category of Historiography (shibu 史部). The 2 books in this section as presented in the collectaneum Siku quanshu 四庫全書 describe the relation between the progress of the seasons, agriculture, customs, and politics. The most important book is the Suishi guangji 歲時廣記.

夏小正 Xia xiaozheng (part of → Da Dai Liji 大戴禮記) (Zhou) NN
月令 Yueling (part of → Liji 禮記) (Zhou) NN
歲時廣記 四卷 Suishi guangji (Song) 陳元靚 Chen Yuanjing

* not included in the collectaneum Siku quanshu 四庫全書, the catalogue Siku quanshu zongmu tiyao 四庫全書總目題要, nor the Xuxiu siku quanshu 續修四庫全書.