2024 Wall Calendar - History of battles in Japan - Genpei, Sengoku and Bakumatsu
Are you a fan of Japanese history and culture? Do you want to learn more about the fascinating and turbulent periods of warfare that shaped Japan's destiny? If so, you will love this 2024 Wall calendar - History of battles in Japan - Genpei, Sengoku and Bakumatsu!
This wall calendar, supervised by Mr. Yasutsune Owada, features 12 double-sided full color stunning illustrations of the most famous and important battles in Japanese history, from the 12th to the 19th century and contains information related to battles depicted in Nishiki-e. The date section of the calendar shows the events of that day. You will be able to relive the epic moments of heroism, betrayal, glory, and tragedy that marked these periods of conflict.
This wall calendar covers the following battles:
• January: Battle of Kurikara (1183), a decisive battle in Genpei War where Minamoto defeated Taira with fire oxen trick.
• February: Battle of Dan-no-ura (1185), the great final naval battle of the Genpei War that ended with the annihilation of the Taira clan and the establishment of the Kamakura shogunate.
• March: Mongolian invasion (Battle of Bun'ei) (1274), also known as the First Battle of Hakata Bay, was the first attempt made by the Yuan dynasty to have the Mongols invade the Kamakura shogunate.
• April: Battle of Miyajima (1555), was the only battle fought on the sacred island of Miyajima, as the entire island is considered a Shinto shrine and no birth or death is allowed on the island.
• May: Battle of Okehazama (1560), in which Oda Nobunaga defeated Imagawa Yoshimoto, and was established as one of the most important daimyō in the Sengoku period.
• June: Battles of Kawanakajima (1561), series of war conflicts during the Sengoku period between the forces of legendary rivals Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin.
• July: Battle of Mikatagahara (1573), excellent demonstration of the tactics of the daimio Takeda Shingen based on the use of cavalry.
• August: Battle of Yamazaki (1582), also known as the Battle of Tennōzan, in which Akechi Mitsuhide, a servant of Oda Nobunaga, attacked his master while he was resting at Honnō-ji, forcing him to commit seppuku.
• September: Battle of Shizugatake (1583), developed during the Sengoku Period between the supporters of Toyotomi Hideyoshi and the supporters of Oda Nobutaka for the dominance of the Oda clan after the assassination of Oda Nobunaga.
• October: Battle of Sanada Yukimura (1615), famous heroic battle in the Summer Battle of Osaka, in which Sanada exclaimed his last words "Who dares to take my head?".
• November: The Sakuradamon incident (1860), the assassination of Ii Naosuke, who held the duties of tairō of Japan, the highest position of advisor or counselor to the Tokugawa shogunate.
• December: Battle of Hakodate (1869), the last battle of the Boshin War that ended with the surrender of the shogunate remnants and the restoration of imperial rule.
This wall calendar is not only a beautiful decoration for your home or office, but also an educational and inspirational tool that will enrich your knowledge and appreciation of Japanese history and culture. You will be amazed by the stories and lessons that these battles have to offer. Order your 2024 Wall calendar - History of battles in Japan - Genpei, Sengoku and Bakumatsu today and enjoy a year full of adventure, drama, and wisdom!