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Liu Xian (Shizong); Liu Hsien (Shih-tsung); 劉先

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Liu Xian (Shizong) 劉先

Lived: Unknown

Biographies:
None Available

Served: Liu Biao, Wei

Served under Liu Cong with Deng Yi. Surrendered to Cao Cao after Cong’s death.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Liu Hsien (Shih-tsung)
Simplified Chinese: 刘先
Pronunciation: Liu2 Xian1
Cantonese (Yale): Lau Sin
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Lau Sin
Min-Nan: Lauw Sian

Birthplace: Lingling

Name Notes: His name is incorrectly translated as ‘Liu Xin’ in some Brewitt-Taylor editions.

Rank and Titles

Aide-de-Camp; Administrator of Wuling; Master of Writing

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 40, 42

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May 13, 2014