Ancient Sage Kings http://ctext.org/shang-shu. Often extolled 赞美；赞颂 as the morally perfect sage-king, Emperor Yao 's benevolence and diligence served as a model to future Chinese monarchs and emperors. Consult “The Canon of Yao”. “Canon of Yao” 尧典 【 Yáodiǎn】.
Three Ancient Sage Kings--Rule by Virtue
What is the strength and limit of this model?
This practice was terminated when Yu’s son, Qi, took over the throne and established the first dynasty in China, the Xia Dynasty.
How to pass the throne to the next generation?
Moral strengths vs. blood line—hereditary succession;