Miyamoto Musashi

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Miyamoto Musashi
宮本 武蔵
Musashi ts pic.jpg
Miyamoto Musashi in his prime, wieldin twa bokken. Widblock print bi Utagawa Kuniyoshi.
BornShinmen Musashi No Kami Fujiwara No Genshin
c. 1584
Harima Province, Japan
Died(1645-06-13)Juin 13, 1645 (aged 60-61)
Higo Province, Japan
frae naitural causes (probably stomach cancer)
Native name宮本 武蔵
Ither namesShinmen Takezō; Miyamoto Bennosuke; Niten Dōraku; Shinmen Musashi no Kami Fujiwara no Genshin
ResidenceJapan
StyleKenjutsu
Teacher(s)none verified
Notable studentsTerao 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.