Encyclopedia: Zhang Heng

Zhang Heng; Chang Hêng; 張橫

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Zhang Heng 張橫

Lived: Unlisted

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Served: Han Sui

One of Han Sui’s Eight Knights.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chang Hêng
Simplified Chinese: 张横
Cantonese (Yale): Jeung Waang
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zoeng Waang
Min-Nan: Thio Heng

Other Names: Chang Heng, Zhang Han

Name Notes: For some reason poor Zhang Heng is listed incorrectly in several sources. Some Chinese versions of the novel have him as ‘長橫’ (‘chang2 instead of ‘zhang1). As if that isn’t enough, some Brewitt-Taylor translations list him as Zhang Han—no idea why.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 58



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May 13, 2014