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Si-ma Qian

Ssu-ma Ch'ien

/ (ˈsiːmɑː ˈtʃɪən) /
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noun
?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
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