Book of Northern Qi

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Book of Northern Qi
Traditional Chinese 北齊書
Simplified Chinese 北齐书

The Book of Northern Qi (Chinese: 北齊書, pinyin Běi Qí Shū), was the official history of the Chinese dynasty Northern Qi. It was written by the Tang Dynasty historian Li Baiyao (李百藥) and was completed in 636. It is listed among the official Twenty-Four Histories of China. The original book contained 50 chapters but it was found during the Song Dynasty that only 17 chapters were intact. The rest are lost.

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Annals (紀)

Volume 1 帝紀第1 神武帝上 Emperor Shenwu
Volume 2 帝紀第2 神武帝下Emperor Shenwu
Volume 3 帝紀第3 文襄帝 Emperor Wenxiang
Volume 4 帝紀第4 文宣帝 Emperor Wenxuan
Volume 5 帝紀第5 廢帝 Emperor Fei
Volume 6 帝紀第6 孝昭帝 Emperor Xiaozhao
Volume 7 帝紀第7 武成帝 Emperor Wucheng
Volume 8 帝紀第8 後主 幼主 Houzhu; Youzhu

Biographies (列傳)

Volume 9 列傳第1 後宮Empresses and Consorts
Volume 10 列傳第2 高祖十一王Eleven Princes of Shenwu
Volume 11 列傳第3 文襄六王Six Princes of Wenxiang
Volume 12 列傳第4 文宣四王 孝昭六王 武成十二王 後主五男Four Princes of Wenxuan; Six Princes of Xiaozhao; Twelve Princes of Wucheng; Five Princes of Houzhu
Volume 13 列傳第5 趙郡王琛 子叡 清河王岳 子勱 Gao Chen; Gao Rui (Northern Qi); Gao Yue (Northern Qi); Gao Mai
Volume 14 列傳第6 廣平公盛 陽州公永樂 弟長弼 襄樂王顯國 上洛王思宗 子元海 弟思好 平秦王歸彥 武興王普 長樂太守靈山 嗣子伏護Guangping Gongcheng; Yangzhou Gong Yongle; Di Zhangbi; Prince of Xiangle, Xiang Guo; Prince of Shangluo, Si Zong; Zi Yuanhai; Di Sihao; Prince of Pingqin, Guiyan; Prince Pu of Wuxing; Changle, Governor of Lingshan; Sizi Fuhu
Volume 15 列傳第7 竇泰 尉景 婁昭 兄子叡 厙狄干 子士文 韓軌 潘樂 Dou Tai; Wei Jing; Lou Zhao; Lou Rui; Han Gui; Pan Le
Volume 16 列傳第8 段榮 子韶 Duan Rong; Duan Shao
Volume 17 列傳第9 斛律金 子光 羨 Hulü Jin; Hulü Guang; Hulü Xian
Volume 18 列傳第10 孫騰 高隆之 司馬子如 Sun Teng; Gao Longzhi; Sima Ziru
Volume 19 列傳第11 賀拔允 蔡儁 韓賢 尉長命 王懷 劉貴 任延敬 莫多婁貸文 高市貴 厙狄迴洛 厙狄盛 薛孤延 張保洛 侯莫陳相He Bayun; Cai Jun; Wei Zhangming; Wang Huai; Liu Gui; Ren Yanjing; Moduoluo Daiwen; Gao Shigui; Shidi Huiluo; She Dicheng; Xue Guyan; Zhang Baoluo; Houmo Chenxiang
Volume 20 列傳第12 張瓊 斛律羌 堯雄 宋顯 王則 慕容紹宗 薛脩義 叱列平 步大汗薩 慕容儼Zhang Qiong; Hu Luqiang; Yao Xiong; Song Xian; Wang Ze; Murong Shaozong; Xue Xiuyi; Chi Lieping; Buda Hansa; Murong Yan
Volume 21 列傳第13 高乾 封隆之 Gao Gan (Northern Qi); Feng Longzhi
Volume 22 列傳第14 李元忠 盧文偉 李義深 Li Yuanzhong
Volume 23 列傳第15 魏蘭根 崔悛 Wei Lan'gen
Volume 24 列傳第16 孫搴 陳元康 杜弼 Sun Qian (Eastern Wei); Chen Yuankang
Volume 25 列傳第17 張纂 張亮 張耀 趙起 徐遠 王峻 王紘Zhang Zuan; Zhang Liang; Zhang Yao; Zhang Qi; Xu Yuan; Wang Jun; Wang Hong
Volume 26 列傳第18 薛琡 敬顯儁 平鑒Xue Chu; Jing Xianjun; Ping Jian
Volume 27 列傳第19 万俟普 劉豐 破六韓常 金祚 韋子粲 Moqi Pu; Liu Feng; Poliuhan Chang; Jin Zuo; Wei Zican
Volume 28 列傳第20 元坦 元斌 元孝友 元暉業 元弼 元韶 Yuan Tan (Eastern Wei); Yuan Bin; Yuan Bi; Yuan Shao (Eastern Wei)
Volume 29 列傳第21 李渾 李璵 鄭述祖 子元德 Li Hun; Li Yu; Zheng Shuzu; Zi Yuande
Volume 30 列傳第22 崔暹 高德政 崔昂 Cui Xian; Gao Dezheng; Cui Ang
Volume 31 列傳第23 王昕 弟晞Wang Xin; Wang Xi
Volume 32 列傳第24 陸法和 王琳 Lu Fahe; Wang Lin (general)
Volume 33 列傳第25 蕭明 蕭祗 蕭退 蕭放 徐之才 Xiao Yuanming; Xiao Zhi (Liang); Xiao Tui; Xiao Fang (Liang); Xu Zhicai
Volume 34 列傳第26 楊愔 燕子獻 宋欽道 鄭頤 Yang Yin; Yan Zixian; Song Qindao; Zheng Yi  [ zh ]
Volume 35 列傳第27 裴讓之 李構 張宴之 陸卬 王松年 劉禕 Pei Rangzhi; Li Guo; Zhang Yanzhi; Lu Ang; Wang Songnian; Liu Yi
Volume 36 列傳第28 邢卲 Xing Shao
Volume 37 列傳第29 魏收 Wei Shou
Volume 38 列傳第30 辛術 元文遙 趙彥深 Xin Shu; Yuan Wenyao; Zhao Yanshen
Volume 39 列傳第31 崔季舒 祖珽 Cui Jishu; Zu Ting
Volume 40 列傳第32 尉瑾 馮子琮 赫連子悅 唐邕 白建 Yu Jin (Northern Qi); Feng Zicong; Helian Ziyue; Tang Yong; Bai Jian
Volume 41 列傳第33 暴顯 皮景和 鮮于世榮 綦連猛 元景安 獨孤永業 傅伏 高保寧Bao Xian; Pi Jinghe; Xianyu Shirong; Qilian Meng; Yuan Jing'an; Dugu Yongye; Fu Fu; Gao Baoning
Volume 42 列傳第34 陽斐 盧潛 崔劼 盧叔武 陽休之 袁聿修Yang Fei; Lu Qian (Northern Qi); Cui Jie (Northern Qi); Yang Xiuzhi; Yuan Yuxiu
Volume 43 列傳第35 李稚廉 封述 許惇 羊烈 源彪Li Zhilian; Feng Shu; Xu Dun; Yang Lie; Yuan Biao
Volume 44 列傳第36 儒林Confucian Scholars
Volume 45 列傳第37 文苑Writers
Volume 46 列傳第38 循吏Good Officials
Volume 47 列傳第39 酷吏Cruel Officials
Volume 48 列傳第40 外戚Imperial Affines
Volume 49 列傳第41 方伎Arts
Volume 50 列傳第42 恩倖Minion

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