Han Shan, Chinese Monk/Poet
(c. 712-after 793)

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Han Shan
  • Date: c. 712-after 793 (but very uncertain)
  • Place: China
  • Language: Chinese
  • Who he was: semi-legendary Chinese monk/poet whose friendship with another Chinese monk/poet, Shide, is also the stuff of legend; wrote biographical, religious, and transcendental poems

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