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Zhou Xun; Chou Hsün; 周循

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Zhou Xun 周循

Lived: Unknown

Biographies:
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Served: Wu

The eldest son of Zhou Yu. Said to have inherited his father’s ability, but died at age 17.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chou Hsün
Simplified Chinese: 周循
Pronunciation: Zhou1 Xun2
Cantonese (Yale): Jau Cheun
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zau Ceon
Min-Nan: Ciu Sun

Rank and Titles

Chief Commandant of Cavalry

Family and Relationships

Zhou Yu (Father); Zhou Yin (Brother)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 57

Sanguozhi: Wu 9

Biography

Historic (Unverified)

Zhou Xun was the oldest son of Zhou Yu (Gongjin), who served Sun Ce and Sun Quan. He served as a Cavalry Commandant in Eastern Wu and married Sun Quan’s daughter Sun Luban. He was also said to resemble his father in personality and to have inherited his ability, but he died at the age of 17.

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May 13, 2014