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(Encyclopedia) Ai ā´ī [key], in the Bible. 1 Canaanite royal city, E of Bethel. Abraham pitched his tent there when he arrived in Canaan. It is probably the modern et-Tell, near…

Ai Biography

Ai Florence AnthonypoetBirthplace: Albany, Texas Born: 1947 Self-described as “1/2 Japanese, 1/8 Choctaw, 1/4 Black, and 1/16 Irish,” Ai grew up in Tucson, Arizona. Her poetry is often in…

Ai Qing

(Encyclopedia) Ai Qing: see Ai Ch'ing .

Ai Weiwei

(Encyclopedia) Ai Weiwei ī´ wāwā [key], 1957–, Chinese artist, architect, filmmaker, and political activist. He is the son of poet Ai Ch'ing , who was internally exiled (…

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Director/Writer:Steven SpielbergWarner Bros. and DreamWorks; PG-13; 140 minutesRelease:6/01Cast:Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor Don't take the young kids to see the Steven…


(Encyclopedia) Yen-t'ai: see Yantai , China.


(Encyclopedia) Ch'i-t'ai: see Qitai , China.

Ai Ch'ing

(Encyclopedia) Ai Ch'ing or Ai Qing both: ī´ chĭng´ [key], pseud. of Chiang Hai-ch'eng or Jiang Haicheng, 1910–96, Chinese poet. After studying painting…

Ku K'ai-chih

(Encyclopedia) Ku K'ai-chih go͞o kī-jûr [key], c.344–c.406, Chinese painter, one of the most eminent painters before the T'ang dynasty. He was especially noted for his…

Ts'ai Chi'h

Ts'ai Chi'h The petals fall in the fountain, the orange-coloured rose-leaves, Their ochre clings to the stone.