Vũ Quỳnh

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Vũ Quỳnh (chữ Hán: 武瓊; Bình Giang, Hải Dương 1452–1516) was a Vietnamese scholar-official and writer. He is best known for his work with Kiều Phú collecting the Lĩnh Nam chích quái.[1][2]

He was one of the historians of the Lê Dynasty, along with Phạm Công Trứ and Lê Hi, to supplement Ngô Sĩ Liên's history of Đại Việt, Đại Việt sử ký toàn thư.

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  1. ^ Patricia M. Pelley Postcolonial Vietnam: New Histories of the National Past Page 134 2002 "Late in the fifteenth century, Vũ Quỳnh and Kiều Phú completed Collection of Strange Tales, an anthology of folktales begun during the Trần Dynasty (1225–1400) and to which subsequent authors added new material."
  2. ^ George Edson Dutton, Jayne Susan Werner, John K. Whitmore – Sources of Vietnamese Tradition 2012 Page 112 "Vu Quynh Collecting Tales (1492) – In the 1490s, the renowned scholar-official Vu Quynh edited the fourteenth-century Strange Tales from South of the Passes and adapted it to ..."