Nan Geng

Nan Geng (Chinese: 南庚, born Zi Geng (Chinese: 子更), was a shang dynasty King of China.

In the Records of the Grand Historian he was listed by Sima Qian as the seventeenth Shang king, succeeding his cousin Zu Ding (Chinese: 祖丁). He was enthroned in the year of Bingchen (Chinese: 丙辰) with Bi (Chinese: 庇) as his capital. In the third year of his reign he moved his captical to Yan (Chinese: 奄). He ruled for about 29 years before his death. He was given the posthumous name Nan Geng and was succeeded by his cousin's son Yang Jia (Chinese: 陽甲).

Oracle script inscriptions on bones unearthed at Yinxu alternatively record that he was the sixteenth Shang king.

Last update 18-06-2012

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