The Japanese Samurai: The Great Warrior

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The Japanese samurai were what we all thought to be as a warrior, but there are more things to it than that. The samurai backed up the authority of the shogun and seeked their own power after being shut out of power by the fujiwara clan. The word samurai means “those who serve.” The samurai, began as provincial warriors, before rising to power in the 12th century. The beginning of the country’s first military dictatorship. The samurai were loyal retainers to the daimyo. They followed the samurai code of honor,discipline,and morality.Bushido(way of the warrior) was revived and made the

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