the first Tiaofu
Today we go on enjoy Banqiao Zheng's Calligraphy works.The first Tiaofu(banner) is telling a story that Banqiao made a trip and stoped in the city of Yu.Then he went to Kai Hill and lived near the Xuyou Temple.He named himself the east neightbor of Xuyou.
the second Tiaofu
The second Tiaofu(banner) is telling another famous story spread in Tang Dynasty in China.A famous Hermit named Tian youyan declined the invitation of Tang Emperor to Beijing as a official.Tian selected a good place of QingXi and lived there.Then Tang Emperor sent a subordinate to visit his old mother and wanted to get back his heart.But this way did not work.At last Tang Emperor personally went to Qingxi and visited Tian youyan.But Tian declined Tang Emperor's invitation agian.
When Banqiao traveled there,he created a calligraphy as a memory.