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Zhang Nan; Chang Nan; 張南

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Zhang Nan 張南

Lived: AD ?–208

Biographies:
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Served: Yuan Shao, Yuan Xi, Wei

Claimed ability on the waters, but was just a braggart. Killed by Zhou Tai.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chang Nan
Simplified Chinese: 张南
Pronunciation: Zhang1 Nan2
Cantonese (Yale): Jeung Naam
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zoeng Naam

Other Names: Zhang Neng

Name Notes: ‘Zhang Neng’ in the online Brewitt-Taylor translation to differentiate from Zhang Nan of Shu.

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Historically was not killed at Chibi, nor is he recorded as having participated in the battle.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 33, 41, 48

Sanguozhi: Wei 1, Wei 6

Hou Han shu: 74-75

Zizhi tongjian: 64

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May 13, 2014