Meaning of 诗经

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shī jīng (Trad.: 詩經)
Shijing, the Book of Songs, early collection of Chinese poems and one of the Five Classics of Confucianism 五经
Example Sentences
Many scholars believe that the Book of poetry that Confucius read is no different from what we read today.
Do not know how will suddenly think of a word in the book of songs, " in the autumn air is not necessarily worthy of compassion, light cold is Keren days" night always appears somewhat abrupt.
The word "swimming" can be found in a verse in the" Book of Songs, " Chinese earliest collection of poems. It reflects the practice of the sport in ancient times.
Jerry: Oh, I see, something like the The Book of Songs?
The term traces back to the Confucian "Book of Songs", and suggests a moderately prosperous society that can begin to enjoy the fruits of its labours.