Encyclopedia: Tian Chou

Tian Chou (Zitai); T‘ien Ch‘ou (Tzŭ-t‘-ai); 田疇 (子泰)

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Tian Chou (Zitai) 田疇 (子泰)

Lived: AD c.169–214

Biographies:
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Served: Liu Yu, Yuan Shao, Wei

Acted as guide against Wuhuan for Wei, refused reward as he felt he had failed Liu Yu.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: T‘ien Ch‘ou (Tzŭ-t‘-ai)
Simplified Chinese: 田畴 (子泰)
Pronunciation: Tian2 Chou2 (Zi3tai4)
Cantonese (Yale): Tin Chau (Ji-taai)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Tin Cau (Zi-taai)

Birthplace: Wuzhong county in Youbeiping

Rank and Titles

Chief Commandant of Cavalry; Leader of Community; Prefect of Tiao; Gentleman-Consultant

Family and Relationships

Tian Xu (Great Nephew)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Refused service to Yuan Shao five times.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 33

Sanguozhi: Wei 1, Wei 11, Wei 12, Wei 16, Wu 12

Hou Han shu: 73, 76

Zizhi tongjian: 60, 65

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May 13, 2014