Thursday, 15 Nov 2018

Category: History. Adventures. Personal Experience

Freddie Mercury

Incredible Freddie Mercury

Which associations do you have when you hear a word ” Queen”? Not so many, right? But whatever you think about, for sure you can’t miss a legendary rock band ” Queen” the soloist of which was Freddie Mercury. It seems there is nobody who has never heard about this famous band and of course about a […]

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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe. Interesting Life Facts

She is a sex symbol of the last century, and many people still admire her.  She is an amazing blonde, who seems, is only interested in millionaires, and her best friends are diamonds. She is an American film actress, singer and just gorgeous woman. She is Marilyn Monroe. And this lady will be never forgotten because […]

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Daimyo and Samurai

Daimyo and Samurai. Castle Builders

The modern Japanese castles presented in this book were built by daimyo in the late sixteenth century. Daimyo were lords of the samurai and vassals of the shogun, the supreme military ruler. Samurai were military gentry educated and trained in martial arts, horsemanship and cultural pursuits. Meaning ‘one who serves,’ samurai lived according to a strict ethical code of bravery, […]

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Japanese Castle

The Design of a Japanese Castle

The Japanese castle reached its developmental peak during the early seventeenth century. The power struggle between the Toyotomi and Tokugawa camps during the Momoyama period (1575–1600) stimulated the construction of hundreds of castles. The enormous quantity of materials and manpower needed for these increasingly complex fortresses were supplied by local farmers, merchants and samurai, as […]

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The Samurai Code of Honor

The Samurai Code of Honor

The Truth of Samurai Code of Honor One of my main objectives is to bring about a more realistic understanding of Japanese and samurai honor. The version the world understands is the version of pre- and post-Second World War. The twentieth century saw the samurai image being used in Japan and the rest of the […]

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