Case Number 46

  • Asaf Goldschmidt
Part of the Archimedes book series (ARIM, volume 54)


In this case, similar to the last one, we find that Xu relocated again, probably due to the unstable situation in the region resulting from the Jurchen (Jin Dynasty) invasion of the south in 1130, or to widespread banditry. He does not say why he fled to the north of the Yangzi River.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Asaf Goldschmidt
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  1. 1.Department of East Asian StudiesTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Visiting ProfessorRenmin University of ChinaBeijingChina

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