Book of the Later Han

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The Book of the Later Han, also known as the History of the Later Han and by its Chinese name Hou Hanshu (Chinese: 後漢書), is one of the Twenty-Four Histories and covers the history of the Han dynasty from 6 to 189 CE, a period known as the Later or Eastern Han. The book was compiled by Fan Ye and others in the 5th century during the Liu Song dynasty, using a number of earlier histories and documents as sources.

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Book of the Later Han
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AuthorFan Ye et al
Original title後漢書
LanguageClassical Chinese
SubjectAncient Chinese history (Han dynasty)
Publication date
5th century
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