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Ronin Warriors

How a Samurai Becomes a Ronin The word “ronin” is a term popularly used in Japan for samurais who have no masters. This also pertains to vagrants or wanderers. It was mainly used during the Nara and Heian Era for runaway serfs who decided to abandon their master’s land to live on their own. These…

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Interesting Facts About Ronin Warriors & Their Origin Ronin warriors are former samurais who have become masterless. It was during the 12th century, when the term Ronin was coined to address samurais who had lost their daimyo or feudal lord. A samurai may lose a daimyo in various ways which includes outliving their master who…

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