Encyclopedia: Jiang Gan

Jiang Gan (Ziyi); Chiang Kan (Tzŭ-i); 蔣幹 (子翼)

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Jiang Gan (Ziyi) 蔣幹 (子翼)

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Served: Wei

Friend of Zhou Yu, he was sent to spy on Wu but was tricked, helping to cause Wei’s defeat at Chibi.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chiang Kan (Tzŭ-i)
Simplified Chinese: 蒋干 (子翼)
Cantonese (Yale): Jeung Gon (Ji-yik)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zoeng Gon (Zi-jik)
Min-Nan: Chio Kan (Cu-ek)

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Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Did not visit Zhou Yu during the battle of Chibi.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 4547, 57

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May 13, 2014