S A M U R A I. Samurai. By 200 A.D., rice had been grown on most islands east of Asian continent. Farming caused people to establish permanent settlements. People living in these settlements began to raid and pillage the neighboring settlements. With the possession of land had come war.
They became fighting specialists…warriors.
As time went on, the larger clans conquered the smaller ones.
Why was there confusion over who would rule?
The Great Lord always had a lot of women. This meant that there were a lot of possible heirs to the throne.
Arrows were the weapon of choice. Swords were used only after arrows were depleted.
“In a government, military matters are the essential thing.” -Temmu