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Encyclopedia > Sima Xiangru
Sima Xiangru's names
Given name Style name
Traditional 司馬相如 長卿
Simplified 司马相如 长卿
Pinyin Sīmǎ Xiāngrú Chángqīng
Wade-Giles Ssu1-ma3 Hsiang1-ju2 Chang2-ch'ing1

Sima Xiangru (179 - 117 BC) was a Chinese writer. He was a minor official of the Western Han Dynasty but was better known for his poetic skills, jiu business, and controversial marriage to the widow Zhuo Wenjun after both eloped. One of his most famous works is the Chang Men Fu (literally Ode of the Wide Gate), written under commission from a former Empress. Chinese personal names follow a number of conventions different from those of Western personal names. ... Chinese personal names follow a number of conventions different from those of Western personal names. ... A Chinese style name, sometimes also known as a courtesy name, is an extra name that could be used in place of the given name. ... Traditional Chinese characters are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin (拼音, pÄ«nyÄ«n) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard Mandarin. ... Wade-Giles, sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration) system for the Chinese language based on Mandarin. ... Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC - 170s BC - 150s BC140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC Years: 184 BC 183 BC 182 BC 181 BC 180 BC - 179 BC - 178 BC 177 BC 176... Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC - 110s BC - 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC Years: 122 BC 121 BC 120 BC 119 BC 118 BC - 117 BC - 116 BC 115 BC... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Han commanderies and kingdoms AD 2. ... Chinese poetry can be divided into three main periods: the early period, characterised by folk songs in simple, repetitive forms; the classical period from the Han dynasty to the fall of the Qing dynasty, in which a number of different forms were developed; and the modern period of Westernised free... Jiu (Chinese: é…’; pinyin: ) is the Chinese word that refers to all alcoholic beverages. ... To elope, most literally, merely means to run away. ...


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