Di Yi

Di Yi

Di Yi (帝乙) was king of the Shang Dynasty of China from 1101BC to 1076BC.

His name is Xian (羡). His capital was at Yin (殷).

According to Bamboo Annals, On the third year of his regime, he ordered Nanzhong (南仲) to fight Kun Barbarians (昆夷) and built Sufang City (朔方) after winning the battle. He also fought the Renfang (Di Cosmo, 1999: 908), eventually capturing and sacrificing their chief.


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