Encyclopedia: Xun Xu

Xun Xu (Gongceng); Hsün Hsü (Kung-ts‘êng); 荀勗 (公曾)

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Xun Xu (Gongceng) 荀勗 (公曾)

Lived: AD ?–289

Biographies:
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Served: Wei, Jin

Child prodigy, warned against Zhong Hui and opposed invasion of Wu. A jealous man.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hsün Hsü (Kung-ts‘êng)
Simplified Chinese: 荀勗 (公曾)
Pronunciation: Xun2 Xu4 (Gong1ceng2)

Rank and Titles

Inspector of the Palace Writers

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 115, 120

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May 13, 2014