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Japanese Fortified Temples and Monasteries AD 710-1062
     

Japanese Fortified Temples and Monasteries AD 710-1062

by Stephen Turnbull, Peter Dennis (Illustrator)
 

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From the 10th century onwards the great Japanese monastic foundations of Nara and Mount Hiei maintained large armies of warlike monks. The tempestuous political rivalries that developed between the different orders of monks and religiously inspired laymen ensured that their temples and monasteries had to be securely sited and robustly defended. This books recreates

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