By Crespigny, R.R.C. de

This booklet is the long-awaited supplement to Michael Loewe's acclaimed "Biographical Dictionary of the Qin, Former Han and Xin sessions" (2000). With greater than 8,000 entries, dependent upon ancient files and surviving inscriptions, the great "Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the 3 Kingdoms" (23-220 advert) now presents info on women and men of the chinese language international who lived on the time of Later (or jap) Han, from Liu Xiu, founding Emperor Guangwu (reg. 24-57), to the distinguished warlord Cao Cao (155-220) on the finish of the dynasty. The entries, together with surnames, own names, kinds and dates, are observed by way of maps, genealogical tables and indexes, with lists of books and unique money owed of girls. those good points, including the handy surveys of the background and the executive constitution of the dynasty, will make Rafe de Crespigny's paintings an quintessential instrument for any longer severe research of an important yet relatively overlooked interval of imperial China.

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They were frightened and dared not chase after them. Then Bao Chu came back. Furious at their cowardice, he embarked on the quest alone. He caught up with the bandits and attacked, killing several of them, withstood their counter-attack, and continued to fight and kill until the survivors asked what he wanted. He obtained the release of his mother, but continued his one-man offensive until they freed another woman, whom Bao Chu claimed as his sisterin-law. Bao Chu later took his mother to Jing province, but in 200, as their homeland appeared more secure, he brought her back.

As Inspector of Xu in 184 Ba Zhi held command against the Yellow Turbans, and he reported on the excellent conduct of the local leader Zhao Yu. -XC 5:6a-b & 5:1b, HHSJJ 76/66:2719 Hui Dong, SGZ 8: 249. Bahua €㸒 of Further Jushi. Bahua was a son of the former King Nongqi. In 125 the Chinese agent Ban Yong led Bahua and his brothers against the Northern Xiongnu. The campaign was successful, and while his elder brother Jitenu was made king, Bahua was granted honorary title as a marquis. -HHS 88/78:2930.

In the following year, however, Xiahou Yuan destroyed their camp in Wudu, killed Agui, and resettled his people in Youfufeng. -SGZ 30:838. Ai [Aheng] 冿斀㦬, the Lady; Wei. , she was later reunited with her husband and her son. -FSTY 3f:104. Ai [Bojian] 冿Ṱ❆; Runan. A nominee of the Administrator Li Chang about 150, Ai Bojian went with his colleague Zhou Ziju to take appointment at the imperial capital: see sub Li Chang 㚏ὁ and Zhou Cheng ⎩ᶙ. Ai Bu 冿ⵄ see Wen Bu 㓈ⵄ. Ai Jiao ␁䁧, the Lady. Ai Jiao's elder sister Ai Zhi, the wife of Zhang Chu, was seduced by Liu Dang the King of Lecheng.

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