Encyclopedia: Jian Shuo

Jian Shuo; Chien Shuo; 蹇碩

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Jian Shuo 蹇碩

Lived: AD ?–189

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Served: Han

One of the Ten Regular Attendants. Killed by fellow eunuch Guo Sheng.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chien Shuo
Simplified Chinese: 蹇硕
Pronunciation: Jian3 Shi2
Cantonese (Yale): Gin Sek
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Gin Sek

Birthplace: Yingchuan

Other Names: Jian Shi

Name Notes: The character can also be translated as Shi and in some academic sources this is considered to be the standard translation (e.g. anything by Rafe de Crespigny). We are using Jian Shuo because that is the most commonly used Romanization.

Rank and Titles

Junior Attendant of the Yellow Gates; Colonel of the First Army

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Was executed by He Jin after his plot was exposed rather then murdered by Guo Sheng.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 1, 2

Hou Han shu: 8

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May 13, 2014