Nihon Shoki Trilingual: Selections

Chinese·Kanbun·English

Nineteen short passages from Nihon Shoki — generally known as The Chronicle (or Chronicles) of Japan — were selected and translated into English from the original classical Chinese (Kanbun) text. Topics include the beginning of heaven and earth, the eastern expedition of Emperor Jinmu, and the coming of the Chinese classics and Buddhism. The original text, as well as notes and index, are provided.

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From Louis W. Y. Chor, the Gardener, February 2018. Updated May 2018.