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Houyi

by Micha F. Lindemans

A mythical Chinese archer (2110-2019 BCE), often conceived as a god of archery who descended from heaven to aid mankind. He is the husband of Chang'e, the woman in the moon.

He is popularly known as the Divine Archer or Heavenly Archer.


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  • Also known as:
    Yi
    后羿

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