The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci

@inproceedings{Miller2007TheDN,
  title={The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci},
  author={Tracy Miller},
  year={2007}
}
Built around three sacred springs, the Jin Shrines complex (Jinci), near Taiyuan in Shanxi province, contains a wealth of ancient art and architecture dating back to the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). The complex's 1,500-year-long textual record allows us to compare physical and written evidence to understand how the built environment was manipulated to communicate ideas about divinity, identity, and status. Jinci's significance varied over time according to both its patrons' needs and… Expand