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What does the word samurai mean?

Samurai, member of the Japanese warrior caste. The term samurai was originally used to denote the aristocratic warriors (bushi), but it came to apply to all the members of the warrior class that rose to power in the 12th century and dominated the Japanese government until the Meiji Restoration in 1868.

Who were the Japanese samurai?

The samurai (or bushi) were the warriors of premodern Japan. They later made up the ruling military class that eventually became the highest ranking social caste of the Edo Period (1603-1867). Samurai employed a range of weapons such as bows and arrows, spears and guns, but their main weapon and symbol was the sword.

What does Bushido mean?

behavior valuing honor above life

How did Bushido affect modern Japanese culture?

They had to live and honor and be loyal. They had to have self-discipline. Bushido affected modern Japanese culture because of values such as loyalty, honor and self-discipline are still practiced in modern Japan culture..

Who is the most powerful clan in Japan?

The Shimadzu family

Did ninjas kill samurai?

The ninjas and samurai fought constantly, never giving up. The ninjas would come in and assassinate the Samurais’ leaders, and the Samurai would fight back, resulting in hundreds of people dying on almost every encounter. Some of there fights were so bad that they called them wars.

Are there any real life ninjas?

If you’re a fan of ninjas, you’ll be pleased to know that ninjas were indeed real. However, the real ninjas of the past were probably nothing like today’s version. Shinobi lived in Japan between the 15th and 17th Centuries. They were in two areas of Japan: Iga and Koga.

Are Ninjas Chinese or Japanese?

Ninja stems from Chinese, but it’s pronunciation changed after it was adopted into Japanese (ninja translates to “one who endures”). Shinobi on the other hand, is a homegrown Japanese term.

Did China ever have ninjas?

While many had answered there is a Chinese equivalent of Japanese ninja, my short answer is No. A ninja or shinobi was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan. The functions of the ninja included espionage, sabotage, infiltration, assassination and guerrilla warfare.

Did Samurai ever fight ninjas?

The ninja and the samurai usually collaborated. They did not fight against each other. However, on certain occasions, they fought against each other. During the war of Tensho-Iga (1581), the ninja clans were devastated by the samurai (The forces of Oda Nobunaga).

What is a Chinese assassins called?

The Ninja. In Japan, these bands of covert operatives were known as ‘Shinobi’ from the Japanese to “to steal away’ or ‘to hide.” The shinobi or Ninja may have originated in China, as their mode of operation was similar to that of Chinese assassins described by Sun Tzu in his ‘Art of War.

Who was the most dangerous assassin?

Meet Julio Santana, the world’s deadliest hitman — with 500 kills.

Who is the most deadly assassin?

Ezio is one of the most popular characters in the entire Assassin’s Creed franchise so it’s no surprise that he takes the top spot as the deadliest assassin.

Who killed Ezio?

The canon reason of death of Ezio is heart attack. So in my personal headcanon the Templar saw that his old mentor was dying and even though they are opposite sides decided to somewhat comfort his old mentor at his time of passing and give him his respects.

Who is the strongest assassin in Assassin’s Creed?

Ezio Auditore da Firenze

Why did Ezio kill Lucy?

According to Juno, Luck was going to betray Desmond once they got ahold of Ezio’s Apple of Eden. That was a no-no on Juno’s plan to escape to the world. So, once Desmond obtained the Apple, she triggered a bleeding effect, possessed Desmond, and made him kill Lucy.

Was Lucy really a Templar?

In The Lost Archive, it’s revealed that Lucy was a triple agent. She was a Templar who spied on the Assassins, who thought she was an Assassin spying on the Templars. Juno had Desmond kill her, as Lucy would end up interfering with Juno’s plans.

How did Arno die?

Posing as Duchesneau, Arno learned all he could from Sivert before stabbing him in the cheek with his Hidden Blade, killing him instantly.

Why did Desmond stab Lucy?

Lucy was ordered to take Desmond somewhere he would feel safe, and the two Templars orchestrated Desmond’s and her escape from Abstergo. With her knowledge of Lucy’s true allegiance, Juno forced Desmond to stab and kill Lucy with his Hidden Blade.

Why did they cut off his finger in Assassin’s Creed?

The levantine assassins had a custom of chopping your ring finger when you received your hidden blade. This was done to ensure commitment to the blade and also to allow easy extension of the blade. When Altair became the mentor of the assassins he redesigned the order.

Does Desmond die?

He saves the world, but kills himself by releasing Juno. According to lead designer Steve Masters, Desmond’s story ends in Assassins Creed III: “What we’re trying to do is bring some finality to Desmond’s story.

Is Lucy a Templar or assassin?

Lucy Stillman
Age 24
Occupation Assassin (Formerly) Templar
Family Unknown
First Appearance Assassin’s Creed

Why does Ezio see Altair?

It’s pretty simple really. Ezio sees Altair through his evolved form of Eagle Sense.

Why does Ezio look so different in Revelations?

The real reason Desmond/Ezio’s face looks different in AC: Revelations is because of behind-the-scenes contract disputes. (full explanation inside) It’s actually because the face they were using was from a foreign model. For each game, they had to renew the contract to be able to use his likeness.

How did Bayek lose his finger?

From that game forward, the series’ protagonists have retained all their digits. In Assassin’s Creed Origins, we witness the inception of this abandoned tradition: Bayek Of Siwa, an Egyptian progenitor of the Assassin Brotherhood, accidentally cuts off one of his own fingers while struggling to kill a mark.