Friend of Sima Hui’s and Shu’s “Fledgling Phoenix.” Killed by an arrow at Luocheng.
Wade-Giles: P‘ang T‘ung (Shih-yüan)
Simplified Chinese: 庞统 (士元)
Pronunciation: Pang2 Tong3 (Shi4yuan2)
Cantonese (Yale): Pong Tung (Si-yun)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Pong Tung (Si-jyun)
Min-Nan: Bang Thong (Su-goan)
Other Names: Young Phoenix, Fledgling Phoenix
Rank and Titles
“Young Phoenix” (Nickname); Attendant Official: Attendant Official; General of the Gentleman of the Household Masters of the Army: General of the Gentleman of the Household Masters of the Army
Family and Relationships
Fact vs. Fiction
Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction
- Pang Tong did not historically falsely defect to Cao Cao‘s forces, invent the ‘chaining of the ships’ idea that weakened Cao Cao’s navy at the battle of Chibi or come up with the idea to burn Cao Cao’s armada.
- Pang Tong governed Leiyang poorly because he was bad at administrative duty. He did not remedy the problem, as the novel implies, after failing in his job.
- Pang Tong did not historically advise Liu Bei to assassinate Liu Zhang, or incite Wei Yan to kill Liu Zhang at a banquet.
- Pang Tong did not die in Zhang Ren’s ambush. He was historically killed by a stray arrow laying siege to Luo city.
Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 35, 36, 47, 48, 57, 60–62, 63, 65
Sanguozhi: Shu 7
- Views About Pang Tong
- If Pang Tong Was Still Alive
- Pang Tong or Guo Jia?
- Pang Tong, Genius of the Time, or Just Overrated a Lot?
- Pang Tong’s Smarts.
- Pang Tong or Sima Yi
- Pang Tong’s Death
- Sun Quan and Pang Tong
- Pang Tong or Zhuge Liang?
- What if Liu Bei WAS on That White Horse Instead of Pang Tong
- Pang Tong’s 4th Plan??
- Had Pang Tong Survived Would the Outcome Had Changed
- Pang Tong
- Pang Tong & King Mulu Sanguo Yanyi Biographies
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