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“Art of War”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, written by Sun Tzu 孫子|孙子

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Sun Tzu, also known as Sun Wu 孫武|孙武 (c. 500 BC, dates of birth and death uncertain), general, strategist and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period (700-475 BC), believed to be the author of the “Art of War” 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
know yourself, know your enemy (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
Sun Wu, also known as Sun Tzu 孫子|孙子 (c. 500 BC, dates of birth and death uncertain), general, strategist and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period (700-475 BC), believed to be the author of the “Art of War” 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
to come unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法); to win every fight
know yourself and know your enemy, and you will never be defeated (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
Seven Military Classics of ancient China viz "Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬, "Methods of Sima" 司馬法|司马法, "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, "Wuzi" 吳子|吴子, "Wei Liaozi" 尉繚子|尉缭子, "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 黃石公三略|黄石公三略 and "Duke Li of Wei Answering Emperor Taizong of Tang" 唐太宗李衛公問對|唐太宗李卫公问对
place sb on a field of death and he will fight to live (idiom based on Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法); to fight desperately when confronting mortal danger / fig. to find a way out of an impasse
to catch an enemy off guard with a surprise attack (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
Sun Wu, famous general, strategist and Legalist philosopher, contemporary with Confucius 孔子 (551-479 BC), author of "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法 / also known as Sun Tzu 孫子|孙子

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