Miyamoto Musashi

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Miyamoto Musashi
宮本 武蔵
Musashi ts pic.jpg
Miyamoto Musashi in his prime, wieldin twa bokken. Widblock print bi Utagawa Kuniyoshi.
Born Shinmen Musashi No Kami Fujiwara No Genshin
c. 1584
Harima Province, Japan
Died Juin 13, 1645(1645-06-13) (aged 60-61)
Higo Province, Japan
frae naitural causes (probably stomach cancer)
Native name 宮本 武蔵
Ither names Shinmen Takezō; Miyamoto Bennosuke; Niten Dōraku; Shinmen Musashi no Kami Fujiwara no Genshin
Residence Japan
Style Kenjutsu
Teacher(s) none verified
Notable students Terao Magonojo; Terao Motomenosuke; Furuhashi Sōzaemon

Miyamoto Musashi (宮本 武蔵?, c. 1584 – Juin 13, 1645), an aa kent as Shinmen Takezō, Miyamoto Bennosuke or, bi his Buddhist name, Niten Dōraku,[1] wis a Japanese swuirdsman an rōnin.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Toyota Masataka. "Niten Ki (A Chronicle of Two Heavens)", in Gorin no Sho, ed. Kamiko Tadashi (Tokyo: Tokuma-shoten, 1963), 239.