Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Military Matters 209–217

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter considers Cao Caos dealings with the emperor, his internal policies, and such of his personal thoughts and feelings as may be discerned from his own writings and the records of discussion at his court. At the beginning of the Chinese year 209, Cao Cao was at his base territory about Xu city and Ye, while two of his armies were on the defensive in the south: Cao Ren under siege in Jiangling on the middle Yangzi, and Hefei city attacked by Sun Quan. In 211, as the southern front was now quiet, Cao Cao announced an offensive against Zhang Lu, the theocratic warlord of Hanzhong. Sun Quan and Liu Bei had never been in close contact, while the men of Jing province had no love for the Sun family, their long-term enemies; there was reason to hope that such uncertain allies might be divided.

Keywords: Cao Cao; Jing province; Liu Bei; Sun Quan; Zhang Lu

10.1163/ej.9789004185227.i-554.44
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004185227.i-554.44
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Imperial Warlord — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation