Served Wu. Originally a skilled warrior, turned out to be a scholar as well.
Wade-Giles: Lü Mêng (Tzŭ-ming)
Simplified Chinese: 吕蒙 (子明)
Pronunciation: Lü2 Meng3 (Zi3ming2)
Cantonese (Yale): Leui Mung (Ji-ming)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Leoi Mung (Zi-ming)
Min-Nan: Lu Bong (Cu-beng)
Birthplace: Fupo in Runan
Name Notes: The Lü surname is pronounced Lü2 because of the preceeding Meng, which is 3rd tone, the same rule applies when pronouncing the style name because Zi3 is also third tone.
Rank and Titles
Major of a Separate Command; Colonel Who Pacifies the North; Chief of Guangde Commune; General of the Interior Who Crosses the Fields; Lieutenant-General; Chief of Xunyang Commune; Grand Administrator of Lujiang; Keeper of the Left Army; General of Tiger Might; Grand Administrator of Hanchang; Grand Administrator of Nanjun; Marquis of Chanling
Fact vs. Fiction
Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction
- Did not historically die after being possessed by Guan Yu’s spirit. His SGZ biography states that he was sickly and died from illness at the age of 42.
Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 38, 44, 49–51, 56, 61, 66–68, 73, 75, 76, 77, 82, 83, 103, 110
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