An Xuan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

An Xuan (Chinese: 安玄; pinyin: Ānxuán) was a Parthian layman credited with working alongside An Shigao (Chinese: 安世高; pinyin: Ānshìgāo) and Yan Fojiao in the translation of early Buddhist texts in Luoyang in Later Han China.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Nattier, Jan (2008). A Guide to the Earliest Chinese Buddhist Translations: Texts from the Eastern Han and Three Kingdoms Periods, Bibliotheca Philologica et Philosophica, IRIAB Vol. X, 89-94; ISBN 978-4-904234-00-6