Encyclopedia: Zu Mao

Zu Mao (Darong); Tsu Mao (Ta-jung); 祖茂 (大榮)

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Zu Mao (Darong) 祖茂 (大榮)

Lived: Unlisted

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Served: Wu

One of Sun Jian’s first four commanders. Tricked Hua Xiong in order to save Sun Jian’s life.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Tsu Mao (Ta-jung)
Simplified Chinese: 祖茂 (大荣)
Pronunciation: Zu3 Mao4 (Da4rong2)
Cantonese (Yale): Jou Mau (Daai-wing)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zou Mau (Daai-wing)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Zu Mao isn’t killed by Hua Xiong, but actually escapes the pursuit, which was actually led by Xu Rong.
  • The ‘Magnificent Five of Wu’ is a fan creation with no historical basis. Zu Mao was not a part of any such group.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 5

Search Results

Zu Mao Acknowledgement
Date: 07/02     Replies: 16

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May 13, 2014