The Samurai's Garden Gail Tsukiyama The Samurai's Garden written by Gail Tsukiyama. The Samurai's Garden takes place is both the crowded streets of Hong Kong and a small coastal village in Japan, during the time when Japan's Imperial Army was invading China in the late 1930's. The book follows a 20-year-old man named Steven, who is sent from Hong Kong, to his deceased grandfather's beach house in a coastal Japanese village to recuperate from Tuberculosis.
There are many similarities between the knights of medieval Europe and the samurai of medieval Japan, especially considering their training, armor, and codes of conduct. For example, Documents A and B discuss how knights and samurais both begin their training in their childhood. However the samurai began their training in their childhood and became a samurai at 14. knights began their training at four or five and became a night at age 21.
Samurai and Knights: Were the Similarities Greater Than the Differences? Japan and Europe had unique lifestyles, one part being its military. It consisted of archers, who wielded bows and skilled swordsmen, called samurai. In Europe however, their military consisted of archers and swordsmen called knights. These two military figures share many similarities between each other, outweighing the differences.
Tokugawa Period The Tokugawa Period, also referred to as the Edo Period, took place from 1603 to 1868 in Japan. It was an era of artistic growth, intellectual development, strict foreign policies, and set social order. Under the shogunate leader, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Japan became isolated from all outside influence. The main religion was Confucianism, as Christianity/ Catholicism was banned.
SOCIAL STUDIES WRITING TASK 3 Use documents provided to answer the following question: Samurais and Knights: How were samurais and knights similar? Use two examples and text evidence from the documents and support your answer. Samurai and Knights were very similar. Throughout their moral codes and their journey to become a knight or samurai. These, are just a few examples of how a knight and a samurai are similar.
Before the early twelfth century, Japan was known to have a bureaucratic government, which meant government administrations and decision making departments were staffed by non- elected officials to make decisions; However, Japan was aristocratic, meaning people held certain government positions because they were born to families of a high standard. In 1185, because the government had no police forces, Samurai warriors were introduced and soon took power and became the new rulers of the country. Their strength was found on a foundation of discipline and loyalty. The warriors were powerful in their thinking and ways of ruling the country. These warriors followed a strict dress code and came up with a set number of principles that would define
Cecilio Sandoval 3-3-17 Per. 4-5 Mr.Montemayor Samurais and Knights Have you ever wondered who was a better warrior between a samurai and a knight. You might be thinking well..aren’t they the same thing? No, a samurai is not the same because for example a samurai is a strong warrior who gives military service and loyalty the their master in Japan and a knight is also a strong warrior who gives military service and loyalty the their master but in Europe.
The Minakata Mandala op.1 (see Fig.5) which is well-known and well-studied drawing of Kumagusu appears in his letter to Hōryu, written on July 18, 1903. In Shingon school, there are two main mandalas which symbolises the two realms of the universe. One expresses the Vairocana Tantra (dainichi kyō, 大日経) and is known as the Womb Realm (Sanskrit: Garbhadhatu, Taizōkai Mandala, 胎蔵界曼荼羅). The other expresses the Vajrasekhara Tantra (kongōchō kyō, 金剛頂経) and is known as the Diamond Realm (Sanskrit: Vajrhadhatu, Kongōkai Mandala, 金剛界曼荼羅). These two mandalas are always displayed in a set (nini-funi, 二而不而 or 而二不二) and are considered to be an expression of the entirety of Dharma.
Honor is a quality that warriors need to gain respect from their peers. Warriors gained respect multiple ways. They never fought for money, never disobeyed commands from their master, never retreat in battle, being helpful to ladies, etc. Those were just some ways samurai and knights gained respect. Both warriors act similarly to gain respect from others.
The purpose of the Japanese Empire to hold the show was to pick things for reference among the old culture of Joseon so that Joseon public people realized the benefits of new administration by comparison and contrast of old and new administration. By drawing the image of the difference between Joseon monarchy and colonial rule as old and new, pre-modernism and modernism, stagnation and progress, barbarism and civilization, it revealed the incompetent Joseon monarchy to justify the colonization of the Japanese Empire and to brag about their authority to Joseon people with the legitimacy of the Japanese Government-General of Korea. Products displayed on the show were Joseon’s manufactured products and some from Taiwan and Japanese Empire assessed
During the Tokugawa Shogunate, did the emperor have any power? If so, what? When the emperor Tokugawa Shogunate came into power he continued with, and made bigger changes to what Hideyoshi had started. He disarmed peasants, removed a lot of the source of rebellion that seemed to haunt Japan.