CHINESE MYTHOLOGY

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LI-SI

Chinese legendary mortal

Also known as LI-SZU

Hateful book-burning Chinese demon

Not a God. A demon. He’s the Qin Dynasty official responsible for burning untold numbers of priceless ancient books.

He did this in a bid to destroy DAOist and Confucian ideas which clashed with his own rather nasty brand of Legalist domination.

Chinese culture has mourned the loss of this precious literature ever since. Worst still, LI-SI was possibly re-incarnated as Chairman MAO-ZEDONG, who went on an even worse rampage during the Cultural Revolution. May their souls rot.

LI-SI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : LI-SI
Location : China
Gender : Male
Type : legendary mortal
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Lee Sur
Alternative names : LI-SZU
Popularity index : 2959
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Article last updated on 28 December 2012 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Li-si: Chinese legendary mortal (Chinese mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 28 Dec. 2012. Web. 22 September 2014.

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