Yong Ji

Yong Ji (Chinese: 雍己, born Zi Dian (Chinese: 子佃) or Zi Zhou (Chinese: 子伷), was a shang dynasty King of China.

In the Records of the Grand Historian he was listed by Sima Qian as the eighth Shang king, succeeding his brother Xiao Jia (Chinese: 太庚). He was enthroned in the year of Jiaxu (Chinese: 甲戌) with Bo (Chinese: 亳) as his capital. He ruled for 12 years, was given the posthumous name Yong Ji and was succeeded by brother Tai Wu (Chinese: 太戊).

Oracle script inscriptions on bones unearthed at Yinxu alternatively record that he was the eighth Shang king succeeding his brother Da Wu (Chinese: 大戊), given the posthumous name Lü Ji (Chinese: 呂己) and succeeded by his nephew Zhong Ding (Chinese: 中丁).

Last update 15-06-2012

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