The aim of this study is to compare the life and work of two great rulers: King David from the Hebrew Bible and Duke Wen of Jin from the early Confucian historical work Zuo zhuan (The Commentary of Zuo). The author points out the similarities and differences of these two examples of the oldest 'narrative histories' in the world.
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