By Stephen Turnbull Osprey
From the tenth to the mid-17th century, non secular corporations performed a tremendous half within the social, political and armed forces lifestyles in Japan. referred to as sohei ('monk warriors') or yamabushi ('mountain warriors'), the warrior priests have been something yet peaceable and meditative, and have been a powerful enemy, armed with their designated, long-bladed naginata. The fortified cathedrals of the Ikko-ikki rivalled Samurai castles, and withstood lengthy sieges. This name follows the lifestyle, education, motivation and strive against reports of the warrior clergymen from their first point out in advert 949 via to their suppression via the Shogunate within the years following the Sengoku-jidai interval.
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