“Embattled Song” tells the story of Xiang Yu, a politician and military strategist in the last years of the Qin Dynasty, when Xiang Yu, the grandson of Xiang Yan, a famous general of the State of Chu, fought with Liu Bang for the world, Liu Bang sang the song of the State of Chu outside Xiang Yu’s military camp, Xiang Yu thought that Liu Bang had attacked, so he quickly fled.
Sorry, the service is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.
Xiang Yu is recorded in the Tang and Song dynasties as a descendant of Xiang Guo, the vassal state of the Zhou royal family, surnamed Ji, Xiang family, name book, word Yu, and a native of Xiaxiangxian County, Surabaya County (now Suqian City, Jiangsu Province). He is also the grandson of Xiang Yan, a politician and strategist in the late Qin Dynasty, and a famous general of the State of Chu.
Xiang Yu, brave and martial, followed his uncle Xiang Liang to launch Wuzhong uprising against the Qin Dynasty. Restore the Queen of Chu and canonize the Duke of Lu. After Xiang Liang was killed in battle, he rescued Zhao Xue, the king of Zhao. Burn their bridges, break the main force of the Qin army led by Zhang Kui and Wang Li, and win the Battle of the Giant Deer. He led his army to break through the pass, held a Hongmen banquet, burned Afang Palace, and killed Qin King Ying Ziying. The generals who divided the Qin Dynasty and destroyed the Qin Dynasty, and supported the descendants of the nobles of the six kingdoms as kings. Claiming to be the overlord of Western Chu, his capital is in Pengcheng. Since then, Liu Bang, the king of the Han Dynasty, fought with Liu Bang for the world, which is known as the “Battle between Chu and Han” in history. Relying on force, he was headstrong, killed Emperor Yi of Chu, and suspected Fan Zeng, the second father, and was defeated by Liu Bang.
In the fifth year of Han Dynasty (202 BC), he was defeated by Gaixia, “Farewell My Concubine”, and committed suicide at Wujiang River. As the representative figure of the Chinese military thought “Bing Situation” (the four forces of a soldier: soldier situation, soldier power planning, soldier Yin and Yang, soldier skills), Xiang Yu was a military general famous for his outstanding force. Li Wanfang commented on Xiang Yu’s “feather’s bravery, which is unparalleled through the ages”.
There are also stories related to Xiang Yu: breaking the cauldron and sinking the boat, the banquet at the Hongmen, besieged on all sides, Farewell My Concubine, watching from the sidelines, walking at night in brocade clothes, and crowning the monkey after bathing in the monkey, etc.