Fan Ye (historian)

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Fan Ye
Traditional Chinese 范曄
Simplified Chinese 范晔

Fan Ye (398–445 or 446[1] ), courtesy name Weizong (蔚宗), was a historian and politician of the Liu Song dynasty during the Southern and Northern dynasties period. He was the compiler of the historical text Book of the Later Han. The son of Fan Tai (范泰), Fan Ye was born in present-day Shaoxing, Zhejiang, but his ancestral home was in Nanyang, Henan.

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  1. ^ Hill gives his death date as 446. He says that in January 446 he was awaiting execution for plotting against Emperor Wen of Liu Song. John E Hill, Through the Jade Gate, footnotes 28.1 and 29.1.