Sima Qian


Cristian Violatti
by ZazaPress
published on 05 February 2014
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Painted portrait of Sima Qian (c. 145-86 BCE). Although he is commonly referred to as a Chinese historian, he was actually the Grand Astrologer at the court of Emperor Wu of Han (r. 141 and 87 BCE).

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