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{July 24, 2010}   A Comparison of the Concepts of Honour Held by the Samurai of Japan and European Knights | Socyberty

Japanese and European medieval societies developed along similar feudal lines and in both, a warrior elite emerged as the dominant force. In both parts of the world, honour played an important part in their cultures and knights and samurai were expected to follow their perspective warrior codes, the ‘Chivalric Code’ in Europe and ‘Bushido’ (way of the warrior) in Japan.

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