Study on the Writing of Yuezhi in the History of the Ming Dynasty
Abstract:The main sources of Yuezhi in the History of the Ming Dynasty are Ming Shi Lu and Da Ming Hui Dian. It may be Huang Yujian who was responsible for the writing of Yuezhiin Kangxi Dynasty.There were three stages include Fu Weilin’s Yuelv zhi in Ming Book, Wan Sitong’s Yuezhi in The History of the Ming Dynasty, and Zhang Tingyu’s version. The first two stages were variable, however the last only has some polish. There are still some shortcomings in Zhang Tingyu’s version. In Yuezhi, the account before Longqing was more detailed than Wanli etc. This also had its own reasons.
Keywords:Yuezhi in The History of the Ming Dynasty, sources of material, writer, process (East China Normal UniversityChinese Department, Shanghai200241)