Zhou Fang (Three Kingdoms)

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Zhou Fang
General of Eastern Wu
Born (Unknown)
Died (Unknown)
Names
Simplified Chinese 周鲂
Traditional Chinese 周魴
Pinyin Zhōu Fáng
Wade–Giles Chou Fang
Courtesy name Ziyu (traditional Chinese: 子魚; simplified Chinese: 子鱼; pinyin: Zǐyú; Wade–Giles: Tzu-yü)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhou.

Zhou Fang (birth and death dates unknown), courtesy name Ziyu, was a military general of the state of Eastern Wu during the Three Kingdoms period. In 228, he was a main figure in a confrontation between Eastern Wu and Wu's rival state, Cao Wei, when he pretended to surrender to Wei to induce the enemy general Cao Xiu into a trap, and Wu forces were able to deal Wei forces a major defeat. This battle was called the Battle of Shiting. His son Zhou Chu later became a famous general during the Jin Dynasty.

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