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  • Comparing The Samurai And Samurai

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    quiet and dim, the last thing you remember is a sharp poisonous dart hitting the side of your neck. All conscious fades as the dart from the ninja puts you to sleep for an eternity. Think of a fast agile man circling a group of nearby bandits. The Samurai with his quickness pierces all three bandits with his katana and slices their heads of clean with one swipe. His warcry possessed everyone that heard it as the

  • Samurai Culture

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    The Samurai were warriors in Japan. They were around during pre modern Japan. As you know the samurai were warriors these warriors came around very early they were first in Japan as early as 8th century c.e. The samurai warriors were great warriors that is why they were revered or were greatly respected. To become a samurai they had to go through rigorous training that began in their childhood. During samurai school they learned about many things like physical training, chinese studies, poetry

  • Comparing Japan 's Samurai And The Samurai

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    Japan’s Samurai In this text, the Yamamoto Tsunetomo describes various attributes that a samurai must have in order to serve their lord fully. These skills range from having wisdom, to having courage for every task that must be done. The reason that these virtues are important is because they exemplify the samurai of old, who were decreasing in number. Each virtue Yamamoto describes is important to a samurai, since it would form the keystone of his values. As such, Yamamoto starts out with why

  • Essay On Samurai

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    at the Samurai of being some of the most feared warriors in history. There is more to a Samurai then his coordination and fighting abilities many forget to look at the things that helped enable them to fight which would be there armor and various weapons. Throughout this we will look at the life of a samurai and look at what makes the armor so special. Although the Japanese culture is a unique there is one thing that makes this cultures history so unique and standout which is the Samurai. The Samurai

  • The Samurai : A Samurai, Knight And Spartan Walk Into A Bar Essay

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    So a Samurai, Knight and Spartan walk into a bar… Warriors of the Japan, masters in the way of the sword and honor bound to follow their lords command to the end. These are some ideas that come to mind when thinking of the samurai. A grand military figure in the first millennium of Japan’s history, a very interesting story is told when you search for their origin. With a court that began to care more about looks than their country to a society that both feared and needed them, the story of the samurai

  • Influence Of Samurai

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    culture For many years, the legendary Japanese samurai warriors showed that they are the most well known class of ancient Japan and also known with their supremacy of honor, service, and duty which the Japanese society still have today. The samurai helped lay the foundations of Japan's culture. They held values and morals that have held up for so many years; it is wonderful that they have held on to them for so long. If it were not for the samurai influence Japan may not have the same exact views

  • Rise Of The Samurai

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    The samurai, the knight of feudal Japan and wielder of the world’s most iconic weapon, the Katana. From the rise of the samurai caste and their use of the bow, sumo and katanas, we will explore the long and highly honoured position of the Japanese warrior. Japan was in danger, and the only heros were intelligent ,and rather scary, warriors from across the land. These noble warriors would soon earn the name, Samurai. The samurai caste stood as both a military and political power, rivaling even the

  • Legacy of the Samurai: The characteristics, philosophy, and history of the samurai.

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    LEGACY OF THE SAMURAI _The characteristics, philosophy,_ _and history of the samurai._ For seven centuries, the samurai ruled Japan as the powerful warrior class. As a class of warriors and knights, they led society in feudal Japan. The loyalty to his lord was much more important than his allegiance to his friends, family and even the emperor. Their philosophy was one liberated him from fear, and for these reasons, the samurai came to be the dominate force throughout medieval Japan. War played

  • Knights And Samurai

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    The medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century, which was a time of war, destruction and death. Knights and Samurai were two highly ranked warriors during the Medieval period. Knights were highly skilled warriors, who were brave and noble who fought to protect their kingdom. The life of a Medieval Knight was a preferable life than a Samurai because Knights had no punishment for not following the code of Chivalry and were more protected in battle. A Knights protective armour, experienced

  • The Last Samurai

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    The Last Samurai Think about your friends, family, and your loved ones for a second. Think about what luxuries you have and how you have come to love them. Doesn’t it make you feel blessed and lucky to be who you are? Now imagine being thrown onto enemy territory, a lonely and dangerous place with nothing. In order to survive you must communicate with the enemy and learn to live their way—the total opposite culture you hate. In the movie, The Last Samurai, the author portrays a Civil War veteran