Po I-kao

Chinese - Son of Wen Wang. His father had been put in prison by the emperor, Chou Wang, and he tried to persuade this evil ruler to release his father by sending costly gifts. The emperor's concubine, T'a Chi, made advances to Po but he rejected her. When he tried to tell the emperor of her wickedness, Chou Wang had him killed and chopped into small pieces which, made into pies, were served to Wen Wang in his prison cell. Po I-kao was immortalised as the ruler of the polar constellation. Known as Po I-kao.

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