黃仲理Huáng Zhònglǐ:introduction about his biography and legends,main books and academic thoughts.

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黃仲理(Huáng Zhònglǐ).

  
Brief Introduction
漢語名(Chinese Name): 黃仲理(Huáng Zhònglǐ)Alias: Unknown.
Popular name: 黃仲理(Huáng Zhònglǐ)English Name: Huang Zhongli, or Zhongli Huang(Given/Family)
Hometown: Xiāng XīDates: unknown,about late of the 14th century to early of 15th century.
Main works: 《傷寒類證》(Shang Han Lei Zheng, or the Classified Syndromes of Shang Han.).
Representative works: 《傷寒類證》(Shang Han Lei Zheng, or the Classified Syndromes of Shang Han.).

Biography and legends:


 黃仲理Huáng Zhònglǐ 黃仲理(Huáng Zhònglǐ), a herbalist in the Ming Dynasty. He was native to Ma'anshan in Xiangxi, his life details are unknown, his years is about late of the 14th century to early of the 15th century. He studied Shang Han Lun(the Treatise on Cold-induced Diseases) since he was a child.

Main books and academic thoughts:


 In the Hongwu twenty-sixth year (year 1393 AD), he used Cheng Wuji’s book Zhu Jie Shang Han Lun(the Treatise on Exogenous Febrile Diseases with Notes) as the blueprint, and combined his own study with experience of more than 20 years, compiled the book 《傷寒類證》(Shang Han Lei Zheng, or the Classified Syndromes of Shang Han), in 10 volumes, it was divided into categories, and the volume is divided into categories. He classified the contents of it, those with fine pulse methods, syndromes with both discussions and prescriptions are edited as an inner chapter, those with fine discussions and not very fine discusisons, are edited as an external chapter, those discussions without syndromes and prescritions, are edited as a miscellaneous chapter, revert to the discussions he heard in the past and discussed by his masters and friends, some can discover Zhongjing’s subtle applications, or what the ancients did not say, so collected them and attached to the right part with the categorized syndromes. Edited in the order of syndromes with discussions, numbers with entries, so in a good order and no repeated contents. So that scholars do not need to open the book for examination, and the category argumentation is clear at a glance. It was later re-edited by adapted by 陸彥功(Lu Yangong) in the Hongzhi 12th year (year 1499 AD), and it was divided into twelve volumes.

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