Jiang Ge was a man of Zibo, Kingdom Qi in the period of the East Han Dynasty.
His father died when he was young and he was very pious to his mother.
He carried his mother on his back to avoid war and met with bandits on
They would kill him and he wept to say: "My mother is old and no one would
support her." Seeing he was pious, the bandits let him go.
Later he moved to Xiapi, Jiangsu and supported his mother by working as a
laborer. He was poor and barefooted himself, but he supported his mother quite
He was recommended for his piety in the period of Emperor Ming and for his
virtues and integrity in the period of Emperor Zhang and appointed