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Ban Gu Biography | Poet

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Ban Gu (Chinese : ; Wade–Giles : Pan Ku ; AD 32–92), courtesy name Mengjian, was a 1st-century Chinese historian and poet best known for his part in compiling the Book of Han. He also wrote a number of fu, a major literary form, part prose and part poetry, which is particularly associated with the Han era. A number of Ban's fu are anthologized by Xiao Tong in the Wen Xuan .


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