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Bo Cai; Po Ts‘ai; 波才

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Bo Cai 波才

Lived: AD ?–184

Biographies:
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Served: Yellow Scarves

Defeated Zhu Jun then lost to the combined armies of Zhu Jun, Huangfu Song and Cao Cao.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Po Ts‘ai
Simplified Chinese: 波才
Pronunciation: Bo1 Cai2
Cantonese (Yale): Bo Choi
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Bo Coi

Birthplace: Yingchuan

Rank and Titles

Yellow Turbans Leader (184)

Literary Appearances

Hou Han shu: 8, 71

Zizhi tongjian: 58

Biography

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Bo Cai was a Yellow Scarves commander. Early in the rebellion he commanded one of the largest divisions of Yellow Scarves. While he managed to defeat the army led by Zhu Jun, he was soon defeated and killed by the combined forces of Zhu Jun, Huangfu Song and Cao Cao.

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May 13, 2014