Wu Ding or
Wen Ding (Chinese: 文丁) was a king of the Shang
China from 1112 to 1102 BC.
According to Bamboo Annals, his capital was at Yin (殷) or Zimou.
In the second year of his reign, his vassal Jili of Zhou attacked the
Yanjing Rong (燕京戎), but they defeated him.
During his third year, the
Huan River (洹水) dried up.
In his fourth year, Jili attacked the Yuwu Rong (余无戎) and was
victorious, making Yuwu into a Zhou client.
In his seventh year, Jili attacked the Hu Rong (呼戎) and was again
Several years later, Jili defeated the Xitu Rong (翳徒戎) and
captured three of their generals. Worried that Zhou was growing too
Wen Ding sent Jili to a city called Saiku (塞库) and had
him killed there.
Shang dynasty by N.S. Gill, About.com Guide
^ The Cambridge History of Ancient China
^ Bamboo Annals
^ Sima Qian, Records of the Grand Historian
Wu Yi (ruler)
King of China
c. 1112 BC – c. 1102 BC
Kings of the Shang dynasty
Wen Wu Ding
Xia → Shang → Zhou → Qin → Han → 3 Kingdoms → Jìn / 16
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