martialartsEn 2019-09-16 11:27:34

Female Samurai in beautiful photographs

#samurai #female #onnabugeisha #japan

Known as onna bugeisha, these fighters “find their earliest
precursor in Empress Jingū, who in 200 A.D. led an invasion of Korea
after her husband Emperor Chūai, the fourteenth emperor of Japan,
perished in battle.” Empress Jingū’s example endured. In 1881, she
became the first woman on Japanese currency.

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