Encyclopedia: Zhang Jue

Zhang Jue; Chang Chüeh or Chiao; 張角

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Zhang Jue 張角

Game Name:
Zhang Jiao

Lived: AD 140–184

Biographies:

Served: Yellow Scarves

Founder of the Yellow Scarves. Self-titled ‘Lord of Heaven’.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chang Chüeh or Chiao
Simplified Chinese: 张角
Pronunciation: Zhang1 Jue2 [Jiao3Pronunciation
Min-Nan: Thio Kak

Other Names: Zhang Jiao, Zhang Jao, Lord of Heaven

Name Notes: Written ‘Zhang Jiao’ ( can be pronounced as both Jue and Jiao) at times (particularly by Koei) and as Zhang Jao in Destiny of an Emperor. The audio file says “Zhang Zue”, followed by “Jiao3”

Family and Relationships

Zhang Bao, Zhang Liang (Brothers)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Zhang Jue died in AD 184, not AD 188 as portrayed in the novel. [SGZ, ZZTJ]

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 1, 2, 28, 29

Zizhi tongjian: 58

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May 13, 2014