Iki no Hakatoko no Sho
Iki no Hakatoko no Sho (伊吉博徳書?), literally "The Document of Iki no Hakatoko", is a historical Japanese record written by Iki no Hakatoko. Composed late in the 7th century, the record is primarily known for being used as a reference in the composition of Nihon Shoki as well as for being the oldest Japanese travel record. It is no longer extant.
- the 2nd month of 654:
- the 7th month of 659: composed on the way to as well as at Chang'an
- the 7th month of 660: composed around Luoyang
- the 5th month of 661: primarily relates the return journey
- Nihon Koten Bungaku Daijiten (1986:61)
- Sakamoto (1965: 575)