címiào 祠廟



  • cimiao (Pinyin without tones)
  • 祠廟 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 祠庙 (Simplified Chinese)
  • címiào (Pinyin)
  • tz'u-miao (Wade-Giles)


    a combination of two architectural types: the ci 祠 shrine and the miao 廟 temple (Fu 351); literally: a temple for ci sacrifices (Miller 2007, 32-33)1


Works Cited

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  • 1 FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 351.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; MILLER. 2007. The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci, 32-33.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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CMW S21, “ 祠廟 címiào” in Architectura Sinica last modified May 3, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000173.


CMW S21, “ 祠廟 címiào.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published April 8, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000173.

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