Encyclopedia: Qiao Zhou

Qiao Zhou (Yunnan); Ch‘iao Chou (Yün-nan); 譙周 (允南)

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Qiao Zhou (Yunnan) 譙周 (允南)

Lived: AD c.201–270

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Served: Liu Zhang, Shu, Jin

Historian and teacher, advised Liu Shan to surrender. Opposed Jiang Wei and Huang Hao.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ch‘iao Chou (Yün-nan)
Simplified Chinese: 谯周 (允南)
Cantonese (Yale): Chiu Jau (Wan-naam)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Ciu Zau (Wan-naam)

Birthplace: Ba

Rank and Titles

Assistant Officer for Education; Attendant for Direction of Education; Coachman of the Heir Apparent; Prefect of the Household of the Heir Apparent; Palace Attendant Grandee; Household Counsellor; Marquis of Yangcheng; Chief Commandant of Cavalry; Cavalier Attendant in Regular Attendance

Family and Relationships

Qiao Qing (Father); Qiao Xi, Qiao Xian, Qiao Tong (Sons); Qiao Xiu, Qiao Deng, Qiao Xianzhi (Grandsons)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Never served Liu Zhang.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 65, 80, 91, 101, 102, 105, 112, 115, 118, 119

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May 13, 2014