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Way of the Samurai: The Bushido Code and its Virtues

The Bushido has always been a part of the Samurai and their culture. For almost 700 years, 10% of the population were...

Weapons of Silat – Tools for the Old Malayan Art

A wide number of martial arts weapons is available for practicing the craft. One good example is the art of Silat which...

Weapons of Ancient Greece

In ancient Greece, warriors developed from armed bands led by a certain leader. They shifted warfare from the rule of private individuals...

The Evolution of Japanese Samurai Sword throughout its History

There are many blades and weapons crafted by great smiths, but only a few gained the interest of the people. The Samurai...

The Last of the Samurai – Fact or Fiction

Saigo Takamori, A Japanese Samurai was born in Kajiya-chō, Kagoshima in 1828. He is famous for taking a significant and final stand...

The Story of the Cursed Samurai Muramasa Blades

Swords are a very important part of Japan’s history. It consists of a metal blade that varies in length, configuration, and breadth....

The Deadly and Lethal Weapons of Southeast Asia

The earliest blades from Southeast Asia can be traced as far back to the 1st millennium BCE. One of these weapons was...

Importance of the Samurai in Ancient Japan

The Samurai were influential people known as the cultural and historical figures of Japan. They were the warrior caste that existed throughout...

Weapons in HEMA – A Collection of Weapons Utilized for Training

The HEMA or Historical European Martial Arts is the study and live use of combat methods. These are from the early Medieval...

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