Mensura omnium Oceani litorum

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瀛涯胜览 seu translitteratione pinyin Yingyai shenglan, scilicet "Mensura omnium Oceani litorum", est opus Sinice a Ma Huan compositum, postea ab aliis recensum. Ibi describuntur peregrinationes auctoris, qui saeculo XV in classibus exploratoris Zheng He, interpres merens, ad litora Oceani Indici ter profectus est.

Plantae aliquae utiles in hoc libro primum descriptae sunt, inter quas Garcinia mangostana, Lansium parasiticum.

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Editiones et versiones
  • Edward L. Dreyer, Zheng He: China and the Oceans in the Early Ming Dynasty, 1405–1433. Novi Eboraci: Pearson Longman, 2007. ISBN 9780321084439
  • Paul Pelliot, "Les grands voyages maritimes chinois au début du XVème siècle" in T'oung Pao vol. 30 (1933) pp. 237–452 JSTOR
  • W. W. Rockhill, "Notes on the Relations and Trade of China with the Eastern Archipelago and the Coasts of the Indian Ocean during the Fourteenth Century" in T'oung Pao 2a ser. vol. 14 (1913) pp. 473-476; vol. 15 (1914) pp. 419-447; vol. 16 (1915) pp. 61-159, 236-271, 374-392, 435-467, 604-626