2 edition of Lion Dog of Peking found in the catalog.
Lion Dog of Peking
Annie Coath Dixey
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The Pekingese (also known as the Lion Dog, Peking Lion Dog, Pelchie Dog, or Peke) is an ancient breed of toy dog, originating in China. They are called Lion Dogs due to their resemblance to Chinese guardian lions (the Shih Tzu is also known as a Lion Dog in Chinese).Followers: The Chinese were greatly influenced by superstitious ideas and religious values in the breeding of their dogs. The Chinese Emperors of the Han Dynasty, ( B.C. to A.D.), were the first to become interested in sacred Lions.. In China, the mythical Lion came alive with Buddhism, a foreign religion that reached China directly through the Sinkian trade route, from India through Tibet.
The invaders looted the summer place, and the Western world made its first acquaintance with the little Lion Dog of Peking. Five of these little dogs were found in the apartment of the Emperor’s aunt, who had delayed her flight too long and committed suicide when the Palace gates were stormed. Primitive Dogs» Pekingese Dog Breed Info And Characteristics» Peking-Lion-Dog Peking-Lion-Dog Published Febru at × in Pekingese Dog Breed Info And Characteristics.
15 Peking Lion Dog clip art images on GoGraph. Download high quality Peking Lion Dog clip art from our collection of 41,, clip art graphics. The lovechild of this mismatched affair-according to folklore-was the Lion Dog of China, otherwise known as the formidable, wrinkly-faced Pekingese. Old urban myth aside, the breed has a history that dates back millennia. Collins Gem Dogs () identifies the Pekingese as having the most ancient lineage of all Far Eastern toy breeds.
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This wonderful book traces the evolution and social history of this uniquely Chinese dog-the Pekingese, with special attention to its aristocratic origins. The Pekingese was the favorite of the Imperial Court, and the breed was such a luxury that working class Chinese rarely caught a glimpse of them.5/5(1).
A history of the Lion Dog of Peking, with many hundreds of photographs, a large quantity dating from the turn of the twentieth century.5/5(2). The Lion Dog of Peking, Being the Astonishing History of the Pekinese Dog. English Edition, Third Printing. Book and dust jacket are both in very good condition—jacket shows light.
The Lion Dog of Peking The following lines, translated by Mrs Coath Dixey, are attributed to the Empress T'Zu Hsi of China. Let the Lion Dog be small, let it wear the swelling cape of dignity around its neck, let it display the billowing standard of pomp over its back.
The Lion Dog Of Buddhist Asia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. - each lion is a unique Lion Dog of Peking book the mane, tail, &c.
are different. Cons: none Comments: on the product page, the photos of the lion with the cub do not match the style I received (cub on hind legs, leaning against parent); the photo on the order summary does match (cub under lion's left paw).
Go figure/5(46). Acclaimed by the Financial Times as an excellent read, panoramic in scope, Peking brings to life the conflict, struggle, and idealism that marked Chinas revolution and led to its rise to superpower status To a China racked by famine and bloody civil war inyoung English-born missionary Jakob Kellner brings all the crusading passion of his untried Christian faith/5.
Also known as the “lion dog”, the Pekingese was recorded to have been kept in China at the time of the Shu dynasty 2, years ago. China had recently become a buddhist country, but this conversion faced a significant stumbling block: the lion, which Buddha had tamed.
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Embossed gilt dog on front cover under gilt title. Light foxing. Covers eastern dogs in early times, attitude of Confucius toward dogs, use of dogs by Chinese and Japanese emperors for. They are known in colloquial English as lion dogs or foo dogs.
The concept, which originated and became popular in Chinese Buddhism, features a pair of highly stylized lions —often one male with a ball and one female with a cub —which were thought to protect the building from harmful spiritual influences and harmful people that might be a l meaning: lion.
The lion dog of Peking: a history of the Pekingese dog. London: P. Davies. MLA Citation. Dixey, Annie Coath. The lion dog of Peking: a history of the Pekingese dog P. Davies London Australian/Harvard Citation. Dixey, Annie Coath. The lion dog of Peking: a history of the Pekingese dog P.
Davies London. Wikipedia Citation. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dixey, Annie Coath. Lion dog of Peking. London, P. Dutton ltd.  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lu, Zee Yuen Nee. Lhassa Lion dog. [Peking]: Published under the auspices of the Peking Kennel Club (International), .
Another breed, the Shih Tzu, has its English name derive from the same source as this breed's Chinese name which translates to "lion dog".
The breed was favored by royalty of the Chinese Imperial court as both a lap dog and companion dog, and its name refers to the city of Peking (Beijing) where the Forbidden City is : China.
Get this from a library. The lion dog of Peking: being the astonishing history of the Pekingese dog. [Annie Coath Dixey]. They were bred to be lap dogs and were named after the city of Peking, which is now called Beijing. They are tiny, toy breed dogs with a flat face, furry mane (like a lion), floppy ears, and a confident expression.
The Chinese believed the Pekingese was the offspring of a lion that fell in love with a marmoset. The Astonishing History of the Pekingese Dog; THE LION DOG OF PEKING: Being the Astonishing History of the Pekingese Dog. By Annie Coath Dixey. Illustrated.
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No need to register, buy now. Chinese guardian lions, commonly called stone lions in China and sometimes called a foo dog in the West, are symbolic sculptures of the Asiatic lion. They are placed at the entrance of an important building to guard the grounds and the people within. They have been part of the history of China and southeast Asia for thousands of years.
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According to Coren, the Chinese emperors of the Han Dynasty wanted to replicate the Buddha's experience of taming a wild lion, which symbolized passion and aggression. Buddha's tame lion would "follow at his heels like a faithful dog," according to the legend. In a somewhat circular story, then, the Han emperors bred a dog to make it look like a lion - a lion that acted like a : Kallie Szczepanski.A hardcover second printing copy of The Lion Dog of Peking: Being the Astonishing History of the Pekingese Dog by Annie Coath Dixey.
Printed Printed Number of Books.Other names for them are the Lion Dog, Peking Lion Dog, Pelchie Dog, or Peke. Only royalty could own them and anyone who stole one faced the death penalty.
It was in during the Great China War that this breed first came to the attention of the Western world. Franco-British forces marched on Peking and looted the summer palace.