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Encyclopedia > Zhou jian wang

King Jian of Zhou (ch.: 周簡王, pinyin zhōu jĭan wng) or King Chien of Chou (wg) was the twenty-second sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the tenth of Eastern Zhou Dynasty.

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family name Ji (姬 jī) in Chinese
given name Yi (夷 y) in Chinese
era name none
father King Ding of Zhou
mother unknown
wife unknown
children King Ling of Zhou
duration of reign 585 BC-572 BC
tomb unknown
temple name unknown
courtesy name unknown
posthumous name 簡 (pinyin jĭan), literary meaning: "concise" or "selected"
Preceded by:
King Ding of Zhou
Zhou Dynasty Succeeded by:
King Ling of Zhou

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Jian - encyclopedia article about Jian. (2433 words)
On many jian these three sections of the blade were different thicknesses and sharpened differently, thicker towards the guard, and thinner (sometimes much thinner) and much sharper towards the point.
Jian were originally made from bronze Bronze is the traditional name for a broad range of alloys of copper.
Contemporary jian versions are often forged forge or smithy is the workplace of a smith or a flsmith.
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