Cai Wenji: Immortalizing Ancient China's Social Chaos

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Unfortunately, her husband died shortly after their wedding and she returned to her parent's home.

Capture and Forced Marriage

Shortly after her return, the Huns invaded her hometown and she was taken to the north, where she was forced to marry the chieftain of a Hun tribe.

In the next few years, she gave birth to two children and learned how to play a Hun musical instrument.

After 12 years, a powerful warlord named Cao Cao unified northern China. He had been one of Cai Yong's students.

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Cai Wenji: Immortalizing Ancient China's Social Chaos
Unfortunately, her husband died shortly after their wedding and she returned to her parent's home.

Capture and Forced Marriage

Shortly after her return, the Huns invaded her hometown and she was taken to the north, where she was forced to marry the chieftain of a Hun tribe.

In the next few years, she gave birth to two children and learned how to play a Hun musical instrument.

After 12 years, a powerful warlord named Cao Cao unified northern China. He had been one of Cai Yong's students.
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