Japanese Warrior Women — Weapons and Warfare

Indomitable: Hangaku Gozen rides into battle swinging her bloodstained naginata and wearing yoroi armor symbolic of leadership during the siege of Torisaka Castle (in present-day Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku) in 1201, after her clan rose up against the powerful Minamoto Shogunate in a (losing) medieval power struggle. The study of Japanese history raises the often asked […]

via Japanese Warrior Women — Weapons and Warfare.

Not something I have run across before.

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