Cen Wenben

Cen Wenben (岑文本) (595 – May 10, 645), courtesy name Jingren (景仁), formally Viscount Xian of Jiangling (江陵憲子), was a chancellor during the reign of Emperor Taizong of Tang. He was an assistant editor of the Book of Zhou, the official history of Northern Zhou.

Read more about Cen Wenben:  Background, Service Under Xiao Xi and Li Xiaogong, During Emperor Taizong's Reign

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Cen Wenben - During Emperor Taizong's Reign
... Cen Wenben's activities for the several following years were not recorded in history ... carried out a field-tilling ceremony (to show ceremonial attention to farming), Cen wrote an ode to field-tilling, and on one New Year's Day when Emperor Taizong summoned the imperial ... odes were considered beautifully written, and Cen became famous from them ...