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09 P6.Swordsfinal

  1. 1. SWORDS, ARMOR AND BOWS, OH MY By Cari N. & Owen F.
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>When most people think of a samurai, they think of a warrior. </li></ul><ul><li>Samurai warriors were also scholars. </li></ul><ul><li>The thing that makes people think of samurai as warriors is their weapons and armour. </li></ul><ul><li>But they do not wear their armour all the time but they almost always had their sword with them . </li></ul>
  3. 3. A SAMURAI AND HIS SWORD <ul><li>A samurai’s sword is his soul-Tokugawa Ieyasu </li></ul><ul><li>The sword was so important that if a samurai lost his sword he lost his honor. </li></ul><ul><li>A samurai slept with his sword under his pillow while on campaign. </li></ul><ul><li>Though a samurai’s most important weapon was a bow the sword was the deadliest. </li></ul><ul><li>Only after a samurai was completely out of arrows would he draw a sword. </li></ul>
  4. 4. SAMURAI BOWS <ul><li>Bows were called Yumi </li></ul><ul><li>Bows were nearly as tall as the samurai wielding it. </li></ul><ul><li>Made from wood, bamboo, and rawhide bindings </li></ul><ul><li>The bow string was made of plant fibers and coated in wax. </li></ul><ul><li>Arrows were made of bamboo. </li></ul>
  5. 5. SAMURAI ARMOUR <ul><li>Samurai armour was very individual and unique. </li></ul><ul><li>Made of many little plates of armor instead of one sheet of metal. </li></ul><ul><li>For protection on the head they would have a large metal helmet that looked like a large metal bowl. </li></ul><ul><li>For protection on the head they would have a large metal helmet that looked like a large metal bowl. </li></ul>
  6. 6. A SAMURAI WITHOUT ARMOUR <ul><li>During formal occasions at the daimyo’s palace, the samurai would wear a combination of wide hakama (trousers) and usually a formal jacket. </li></ul><ul><li>This combination is a formal form of the kamishimo. </li></ul><ul><li>The two parts of the kamishimo were the same color and print and had the samurai’s mon on the breast and the back . </li></ul>
  7. 7. CONCLUSION <ul><li>All of these things were very important to samurai. </li></ul><ul><li>The sword, the bow, the armour, and the other clothing, was all a part of their life, their lifestyle, and them. </li></ul><ul><li>The armour was very important for safety and it also showed rank in society. </li></ul><ul><li>Obviously, these things were all important to samurai and therefore they are important to learn about. </li></ul>

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