陳寿（陳壽，Chen Shou, 233年-297年）
Chen Shou, courtesy name Chengzuo (承祚), was a Chinese historian, politician...
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during the Three Kingdoms period and Jin dynasty...
Chen Shou wrote the Sanguozhi primarily in the form of biographies of notable persons of those eras.
There are two biographies of Chen Shou. The first one is in the Chronicles of Huayang... The second one is in the Book of Jin...
He started his career as an official in the state of Shu... but was demoted and sent out of the capital for his refusal to fawn on Huang Hao, an influential court eunuch...
なおドラマ版ウィッチャーにも eunuch って出て来るんですよ。ゲラルトがある場面でヤスキエルをかばうために「こいつはタマ無しなんだ……」と嘘をつくんですが，言われた相手がヤスキエルに eunuch って言うんです。
Zhang Hua recommended him to serve in the Jin government
Chen Shou was from Anhan County (安漢縣), Baxi Commandery (巴西郡)...
He was known for being studious since he was young...
He was mentored by the Shu official Qiao Zhou...
He was very well versed in the Records of the Grand Historian and Book of Han.
In 274, he collected and compiled the writings of Zhuge Liang, the first chancellor of Shu, and submitted them to the Jin imperial court.
The Huayang Guozhi mentioned that he also served as the Chancellor (相) to the Marquis of Pingyang (平陽侯).
The Jin Shu mentioned that Xun Xu detested Zhang Hua and disliked Chen Shou for his association with Zhang Hua, so he urged the Ministry of Personnel to reassign Chen Shou to another position.
In 278, before the general Du Yu assumed his appointment as the commander of the Jin military forces in Jing Province, he recommended Chen Shou to Emperor Wu...
Emperor Wu accepted Du Yu's suggestion and appointed Chen Shou as a yushi zhishu (御史治書; an auditor).
Zhang Hua wanted to nominate Chen Shou to take up one of the posts of the Nine Minisiters (九卿), but lost his life in 300 CE during the War of the Eight Princes. Chen Shou died in Luoyang later.