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Encyclopedia > 478 BCE

Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC


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Temple of Confucius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1306 words)
The largest and oldest Temple of Confucius is found in Confucius's hometown, present-day Qufu in Shandong Province.
It was established in 478 BCE, one year after Confucius's death, at the order of the Duke Ai of the State of Lu, who commanded that the Confucian residence should be used to worship and offer sacrifice to Confucius.
Sacrifices to the spirit of Confucius and that of Yan Hui, his most prominent disciple, began in the Imperial University (Biyong) as early as 241.
Greek Analects (4544 words)
Anaximander (circa 611-547 BCE), born in Miletus, proposed that the universe originated with the separation of opposites from a primordial material, referred to as the "non-limited".
Pythagoras (circa 580-500 BCE), was born in Samos, Ionia, moving to Italy in about 532 BCE to establish an academy at Croton devoted to religious and philosophical studies, which continued after his death.
Heraclitus (circa 540-480 BCE), born in Ephesus in Anaolia, considered fire the basic material of the universe but extended the notion of fire to the smoke that rises from it and thence to the atmosphere as a whole.
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