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Yuelu Academy of Classical Learning

The Yuele Academy of Classical Learning (岳麓書院) is located in the Hunan Province of China, not far from Changsha.

It was founded in 976 BCE, the 9th year of the reign of Song Dynasty under the leadership of Emperor Kaibao[?], and was one of four imperial academies of higher learning

Both Zhu Xi and Zhang Shi[?], (Confucian scholars) lectured at the academy. In 1903 the academy became a university, and in 1925 the Hunan University[?] was established at this site.

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