Encyclopedia > Battle of Red Cliff

  Article Content

Battle of Red Cliff

Battle of Red Cliff (赤壁之戰), also known as Battle of Chibi. "Chibi" literally means "red cliff".

In 208, Allied forces of Liu Bei and Sun Quan (about 25 thousand soldiers in total) annihilated Cao Cao's troops (around 300 thousand) on Chang Jiang, ushering in the establishment of the Three Kingdoms.


See also: Chinese history -- Three Kingdoms -- List of Battles -- Sanguoyanyi (ie. Romance of Three Kingdoms) -- Sun Quan -- Liu Bei -- Cao Cao



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Anthony the Great

... the temptations; tales are told of demons who appeared to Anthony in the wilds on more than one occasion and attempted to lure him from his ascetic practices. These stories ...