The Honnō-ji Incident refers to Akechi Mitsuhide‘s betrayal of his Lord Oda Nobunaga in the Honnō-ji Temple in Kyoto on June 21, 1582.
The daimyō (feudal lord) Oda Nobunaga had firm control over central Japan, having destroyed the Takeda clan in the Battle of Temmokuzan, earlier.
His only rivals, Uesugi Kenshin, Mōri Motonari […]
Japan has given so much to the world — from technologies that have made preserving key moments with ever more precision and efficiency to historical events that have changed the course of the modern world. Like Steven Pinker, I have once argued (in an academic context) that we are living through an extended period of […]
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