Encyclopedia: Xu Rong

Xu Rong; Hsü Jung; 徐榮

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Xu Rong 徐榮

Lived: AD ?–192

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Served: Dong Zhuo, Han

Defeated Cao Cao and Sun Jian in battle, but never able to press it home.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hsü Jung
Simplified Chinese: 徐荣
Pronunciation: Xu2 Rong2
Cantonese (Yale): Cheui Wing
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Ceoi Wing
Min-Nan: Ci Eng

Birthplace: Xuantu

Rank and Titles

General of the Gentlemen of the Household

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Historically survived the battle with Cao Cao and was killed fighting Li Jue’s army.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 6

Zizhi tongjian: 59



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May 13, 2014