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Pang Tong

The classic historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms portrays Pang Tong as a genius military strategist, and describes him and Zhuge Liang in equal terms. Indeed, Sima Hui first recommends Zhuge Liang and Pang Tong to Liu Bei with the following introduction:
“Sleeping Dragon and Young Phoenix: with either one you can settle all under […]

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Historically, Zhuge Liang was also known as Zhuge Kong Ming (ZKM). He was nicknamed “The Hidden Dragon” due to the fact that people around him underestimated his capacity to achieve great things. Other translations of his nickname were “Crouching Dragon” and “Sleeping Dragon.”
Zhuge Liang was born in 181 AD (the last years of East Han […]

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