Haedong Jegukgi

Haedong Jegukgi or Records of Countries Across the Sea to the East is a fifteenth-century Korean text on relations between Joseon, Japan, and the Ryūkyū Kingdom. Compiled by government officials c. 1470–71, it was presented to King Seongjong early in 1472; though this manuscript is now lost, an expanded printed version of 1512 is still extant. This later printed version includes a chronicle of the Emperors of Japan, a gazetteer of Japan, and maps of Japan and Ryūkyū.[1]

Haedong Jegukgi
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Haedong Jegukgi
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHaedong jegung gi
McCune–ReischauerHaedong chegung ki

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  1. ^ Robinson, Kenneth R. (2012). "Mapping Japan in Chosŏn Korea: Images in the Government Report "Haedong chegukki"". Korean Studies. University of Hawai'i Press. 36: 1–30.