Daoyi Zhilüe

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Dao Yi Zhi Lue (simplified Chinese: 岛夷志略; traditional Chinese: 島夷誌略; pinyin: Dǎo Yí Zhì Lüè) or Dao Yi Zhi (simplified Chinese: 岛夷志; traditional Chinese: 島夷誌; pinyin: Dǎo Yí Zhì) [1] is a book written c. 1330 by Yuan Dynasty Chinese traveller Wang Dayuan 汪大渊 recounting his travels to over a hundred places in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Africa. The book was written in present day Sri Lanka. It described the weather, products, people, and customs of the places that Wang Dayuan visited.

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  1. ^ Wang Dayuan, Yuan Dynasty. Dao Yi Zhi Lue. Explanation by Su Jiqing. Zhonghua Book Company 1981, 2000, ISBN 7-101-02026-7, In Chinese.(元)汪大渊著《岛夷志略》,苏继庼校释 1981年, 2000年 中华书局,ISBN 7-101-02026-7