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Tracing the source of wisdom: our respectable tutor - Jao Tsung-I

Jao Tsung-I

Jao Tsung-I (9 August 1917-6 February 2018)

Prof. Jao Tsung-I taught more than 10 courses Among them, were  “Chinese Tz’u Poetry” in 1959, an “Introduction To Paleography” in 1960, “Hsuo-wen” in 1962, “Bronze Inscriptions” in 1964, and “Lectures on Chinese Literature: Sung Literature” in 1967. As Prof. Jao’s courses focused mainly on poetry and literature, many local writers and poets signed up to learn from the Professor.

Photo Courtesy of Media Centre, HKU