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Who was Shashibiya? When did he first arrive in China?

We can be pretty certain that Shashibiya never visited China. His work, however, has long been venerated by Chinese intellectuals. The first reference to him came in in a translation of Milner’s The History of England in 1857.

Can you guess who I am talking about? See here

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