Dai Sheng (), also known as Xiao Dai, (), birth and death unknown, was the Scholar of Rituals to Emperor Xuan
of the Former Han Dynasty
. He was the son of Dai Ren
() and the nephew of Dai De
. He was a native of Liang (now Shangqiu
) and a founder of the Former Han Dynasty Jinwen Jingxue
(今文经学, School of Confucianism).
He helped compile the ''Book of Rites
'' (''Li Ji''), reducing the 85 books of Dai De's version down to 46. Three books were later added to make 49 that still exist.
Dai Sheng's version is known as ''Xiao Dai Li Ji'' 小戴礼记.
Category:Han dynasty writers
Category:People from Handan
Category:Writers from Hebei