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Wen Yang; Wên Yang; 文鴦

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Wen Yang 文鴦

Lived: Unknown

Biographies:

Served: Wei, Zhuge Dan, Jin

Wen Qin’s son. Fought Sima Shi’s army. Later pledged loyalty to Zhuge Dan.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Wên Yang
Simplified Chinese: 文鸯
Pronunciation: Wen2 Yang1
Cantonese (Yale): Man Yeung
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Man Joeng
Min-Nan: Bun Yang

Other Names: Wen Chu

Name Notes: Originally named Wen Chu (文俶).

Family and Relationships

Wen Qin (Father); Wen Hu (Brother)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • There is no historical mention of Wen Yang’s so-called ’famous whip of steel.’
  • Wen Yang, upon hearing of his father’s death, did not actually start causing havoc in Shou Chun.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 110, 111, 112

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May 13, 2014