Sunzi: The Art of War
Sun bin: The Art of War
Library of Chinese Classics
Sunzi: The Art of War is the earliest and most valuable Chinese treatise on military science extant, dating from the late Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 B.C.). The book is a condensation of the experience of warfare in that historical era, with the emphasis on precautionary and intelligence strategy. By revealing the nature and important rules of warfare, Sunzi: The Art of War has had a tremendous influence on military, political and philosophical thought in China. Down the ages it has been called amilitary classic and its author amilitary genius. This work, now over 2,000 years old, has been translated into various languages since the 17th century, and even today has a profound influence all over the world.
Sun Bin: The Art of War is another ancient Chinese classic dealing with military science, written during the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Sun Bin was a direct descendant of Sunzi. It incorporates the experience of warfare into this later historical period. It inherits and develops the military theories contained in Sunzi: The Art of War , and has been lauded throughout the ages. Sun Bin: The Art of War was lost for about 1,000 years, until 1972, when a copy of the work written on strips of bamboo was found in a tomb dating from the Han Dynasty (206 B.C. A.D. 220) at Yinqueshan, near Linyi in Shandong Province. The present translation, the first into English of Sun Bin: The Art of War , is based on editing work done on the bamboo strips.
《孙子兵法》是中国现存最早的最有价值的军事典籍，成书于春秋末期。该书总结了春秋时代的战争经验，强调 #24910;战 #65292; #30693;道 等军事思想，揭示出战争的本质和一些重要规律，对后世的政治，军事，哲学思想产生了巨大影响，历来被称为 #20853;经 #65292;其著者孙武则被尊为 #20853;圣 #12290;该书流传已两千多年，从17世纪开始陆续有多种外文译本面世，至今它依然在全世界产生着广泛而深刻的印象。