Encyclopedia: Sima Guang

Sima Guang (Junshi); Ssŭma Kuang (Chün-shih); 司馬光 (君實)

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Sima Guang (Junshi) 司馬光 (君實)

Lived: AD 1019–1086

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Served: Historical

Authored the Warring States to Song Dynasty historical text, Zizhi tongjian.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ssŭma Kuang (Chün-shih)
Simplified Chinese: 司马光 (君实)
Pronunciation: Si1ma3 Guang1 (Jun1shi2)
Cantonese (Yale): Sima Gwong (Gwan-sat)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Simaa Gwong (Gwan-sat)

Other Names: Sushui Xiansheng, Sima Wenzhenggong

Name Notes: Also known as Sushui Xiansheng (涑水先生). Alternative style name (or hao ) Yusou (taken late in his life). Posthumously given the honorary title (Shi or ) Wenzheng (文正), thus Sima Wenzhenggong (司馬文正公).

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May 13, 2014