797 Book by Fujiwara no Tsuginawa
Shoku Nihongi (続日本紀) is an ancient history of Japan written in 797.
This work is the second of the Rikkokushi ("Six National Histories"). It was written after the Nihon Shoki and before the Nihon Kōki.
Sugeno Mamichi was the main editor.
Shoku Nihongi is a primary historical source of information about Japan's Nara period.
The work covers the 95-year period from the beginning of Emperor Mommu's reign in 697 until the 10th year of Emperor Kammu's reign in 791. The text is an account of nine imperial reigns.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Shoku Nihongi" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 883.
- ↑ Bender, Ross. "Performative Loci of Shoku Nihongi Edicts, 749-770" Archived 2012-02-09 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2011-12-29.
- Sakamoto, Tarō. (1991). The Six National Histories of Japan (tr. John S. Brownlee). Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press.
- Shoku Nihongi text Archived 2011-04-30 at the Wayback Machine (in Japanese)
- Shoku Nihongi text Archived 2011-06-10 at the Wayback Machine (in Japanese)
- Waseda University Library, Shoku Nihongi manuscript (in Japanese)