Encyclopedia: Yan Jun

Yan Jun (Mancai); Yen Chün (Man-ts‘ai); 嚴畯 (曼才)

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Yan Jun (Mancai) 嚴畯 (曼才)

Lived: AD ?–219

Biographies:
None Available

Served: Wu

Refused appointment as Lu Su’s successor. He was unable to ride a horse.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Yen Chün (Man-ts‘ai)
Simplified Chinese: 严畯 (曼才)
Pronunciation: Yan2 Jun4 (Man4cai2)
Cantonese (Yale): Yim Jeun (Maan-choi)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Jim Zeon (Maan-coi)
Min-Nan: Giam Cun (Ban-cai)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Didn’t try to insult Zhuge Liang, he later went to Shu as diplomat and impressed him.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 38, 43

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May 13, 2014