Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

Book of Jin 《晉書》

The fifth of the standard Chinese histories, compiled by 房玄齡 Fang Xuanling, covering the Jin dynasty (265-420)

Source

Wikisource, accessed 2018-05-16, https://zh.wikisource.org/wiki/晉書.

English translations

  • Choo, Jessey Jiun-Chyi trans. 2014, “Return to the North? The Debate on Moving the Capital back to Luoyang,” In Wendy Swartz et al eds Early Medieval China: A Sourcebook, e-book, New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 47-56. This chapter contains partial biographies of 桓溫 Huan Wen in volume 98 and 孫綽 Sun Chuo in volume 56.
  • Knapp, Keith N trans. 2014, “Confucian Views on the Supernatural,” In Wendy Swartz et al eds Early Medieval China: A Sourcebook, e-book, New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 665-676. This chapter contains partial biographies of 劉殷 Liu Yin in volume 88 and 皇甫謐 Huangfu Mi in volume 51.
  • Discussion

    1. Durrant, Stephen 2017, 'Chapter 13: Histories (Shi 史),' in Denecke, Wiebke, Wai-Yee Li, and Xiaofei Tian (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature (1000 BCE-900CE), e-book, New York: Oxford University Press, p. 196.
    2. Twitchett, Denis 2009, Writing of Official History under the T'ang, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 61.