CKS Faculty Publish Translation of Historical Documents

Cover image: The Koguryo AnnalsThe Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies Press has pub­lished a new trans­la­tion by Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies fac­ul­ty mem­bers of the Samguk Sagi (His­to­ry of the Three King­doms) sec­tions deal­ing with the his­to­ry of Koguryŏ. The Samguk Sagi com­piled by Kim Pusik, was com­plet­ed in 1145 and is the old­est sur­viv­ing account of the Three King­doms and Uni­fied Sil­la eras of Kore­an history.

The new trans­la­tion, The Koguryo Annals of the Samguk Sagi, is the work of Edward J. Shultz, inter­im dean of the School of Pacif­ic and Asian Stud­ies, and Hugh H.W. Kang, emer­i­tus pro­fes­sor of his­to­ry, with the col­lab­o­ra­tion of Daniel C. Kane, for­mer UH Korea Col­lec­tion librar­i­an, and his­to­ri­an Ken­neth J.H. Gar­diner. Shultz and Kang are also com­plet­ing a trans­la­tion of the Sil­la annals from the Samguk Sagi, which will be pub­lished lat­er this year.

For more infor­ma­tion about the book and its con­tents, see the Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies Web site at http://book.aks.ac.kr/sub02_1_list.asp?idx=127&menu=2&smenu=7&stype=&gotoPage=1.

Korea press cov­er­age of the pub­li­ca­tion can be found at http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/include/print.asp?newsIdx=88249 and at http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2937757.

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