Encyclopedia: Pei Songzhi

Pei Songzhi (Shiqi); P‘ei Sungchih (Shih-ch‘i); 裴松之 (世期)

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Pei Songzhi (Shiqi) 裴松之 (世期)

Lived: AD 372–451

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Served: Historical

Annotated Chen Shou’s Sanguozhi with numerous and extensive footnotes.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: P‘ei Sungchih (Shih-ch‘i)
Simplified Chinese: 裴松之 (世期)
Pronunciation: Pei2 Song1zhi1 (Shi4qi1)

Birthplace: Wenxi prefecture in Hedong

Rank and Titles

General of the Palace; Prefect of Guzhang; Gentleman of the Masters of Writing for the Ministry of Sacrifices; Master of Records of Si Province; Vice-attendant-clerk; Forerunner of the Heir Apparant; Administrato of Lingling

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  • Sanguozhi (Traditional Chinese)
    Original Chinese text of Chen Shou’s Sanguozhi with Pei Songzhi’s commentary. Includes manually-inserted officer name headings.



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May 13, 2014