Ban Gu (Pan Ku) ZT 32-92

Ban was a historian and writer of fu , the most famous of which is the Fu on the Two Capitals ⳣ. He took over from his father Ban Biao ZC the task of writing a history of the Former Han dynasty, the Hanshu ~ [Book of Han], which was ultimately completed by his sister, Ban Zhao ZL, after his death. The structure of the work became the model for most later dynastic histories.

Works:

  • Baihu tongyi (A Discussion of the Chinese Classics)

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