Revenge Angel Wu Zixu
In the last issue, we have appreciated the magnificent and legendary life style of Wuqi, the God of war. We believe that we have a deeper understanding of Wuqi, a full and fresh historical figure. In this issue, Teacher Cai will join you in discussing the legendary historical figure, the revenge angel Wu Zixu, whose revenge stories have left a strong mark in the history books. Please look forward to the wonderful explanation.
Activity time: Thursday, 13 September 2018, 19:30-22:00
Venue: Conference Room 2, Zhongchuang Space, Chuangke Town, Zhongguancun
Activity theme: Wu Zixu's legendary life
Activity Form: Reading Club - to guide reading enthusiasts to think deeply with the method of historical substitution and constantly verify.
Cai Li Xin
Coach of Training Center for Professional Managers of Beijing Tsinghua University
Dean of Education, Chuangke College, Zhongguancun
If you like reading, like history, can find doubts in reading and like to verify, you are welcome to participate in our reading club activities, we will discuss and share together.
Introduction to Wu Zixu:
Wu Zixu (559 - 484 B.C.), a famous member (first Zuoyun), Zixu, a native of Chu (now Huangxiekou Town, Jianli County, Hubei Province), Dr. Wu Guofu and a militarist in the late Spring and Autumn Period. To seal in Shen, also known as Shen Xu.
Wu Zixu's father, Wu Yu, was the founder of Prince Jiang Taifu of Chuping King. He was murdered by the eldest son Wu Shang together with his eldest son Wu. Wu Zixu fled from the State of Chu to the State of Wu. He recommended specializing in assisting Gong Ziguang (that is, King Helu of Wu) to ascend the throne and become a top Minister of the State of Wu. It is the builder of Gusucheng (Suzhou City), so far there are Xumen in Suzhou. In 506 B.C., Wu Zixu joined Sun Wu to lead troops into Chudu. Wu Zixu excavated the tomb of King Chuping and whipped 300 corpses to avenge his father and brother. Wu relied heavily on Wu Zixu and other people's schemes, breaking through the strong Chu in the west, defeating Xu in the north, Lu and Qi, and becoming the hegemony of the princes.