ssu-ma chien

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Si-ma Qian or Ssu-ma Ch'ien (ˈsiːmɑː ˈtʃɪən)
 
n
?145--?85 bc, Chinese historian, author of the Shih-chi, a history of China from earliest times to the 2nd century bc, usually considered the greatest historical work in Chinese
 
Ssu-ma Ch'ien or Ssu-ma Ch'ien
 
n

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World English Dictionary
Ssu-ma Ch'ien (ˈsuːmɑː ˈtʃɪən)
 
n
a variant transliteration of Si-ma Qian

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