Li Yiji

Li Yiji

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Li Yiji was an advisor to Liu Bang (later Emperor Gaozu of Han) during the Chu-Han contention period of Chinese history. Li was from Gaoyang, Chenliu (near present-day Kaifeng, Henan). He joined Liu Bang's service around 207 BC during the insurrection against the Qin Dynasty. Liu's rebel army was preparing to attack the city of Chenliu, when Li came to Liu's camp and requested to see Liu, identifying himself as a Confucianist scholar. Liu disliked scholars and did not want to meet Li. Li was furious and he shouted at the sentry, "You go in and tell the Duke of Pei (Liu Bang) that I'm a drinker from Gaoyang, not a scholar!" Liu was pleased when he heard that a drinker wanted to meet him and he immediately prepared a feast to welcome more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136688468
  • 9786136688466