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Famous Samurai

Known as the medieval knights of Japan, Samurai have captured the attention of the world’s popular culture. With their fascinating ways, lifestyles, and strict code of honor, people have been captivated by their stories. The reign of


The Heian period (平安時代) of Japan ran from 794 AD to 1185 AD. Heian (平安) also means peace in Japanese. This period took its name from what was the capital city at the time, Heian Kyo, or