Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Zhuge Liang, courtesy name Kongming

Chinese Chancellor of the state of Shu Han, First Known Kite Flyer

"Rewarding the unworthy causes alienation; punishing the innocent causes resentment. Those whose appreciation or anger are unpredictable perish."