Encyclopedia: Yan Gang

Yan Gang; Yen Kang; 嚴綱

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Yan Gang 嚴綱

Lived: AD ?–192

Biographies:
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Served: Gongsun Zan

Officer of Gongsun Zan. Led Zan’s army at Jieqiao, but was killed by Qu Yi.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Yen Kang
Simplified Chinese: 严纲
Pronunciation: Yan2 Gang1
Cantonese (Yale): Yim Gong
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Jim Gong

Other Names: Yan Guang

Name Notes: Mistranslated as ‘Yan Guang’ in the online Brewitt-Taylor translation.

Rank and Titles

Inspector of Ji

Literary Appearances

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May 13, 2014