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A Comparison of Samurai and Knights

Summary: Compares the warrior skills the of the Japanese samurai and Medieval knights. Describes how each represented the ideal man of each society, which was not always fulfilled. Explores how several similarities and differences can be made from core issues of both the knights and the samurai, including feudalism, being guided by a code of honor, education, religion, weapons, and armor.
Both challenging and skilled warriors, an excellent comparison can be drawn between the samurai and the knights. Each combatant had particular goals and characteristics, but was alike in many aspects. Both parties represented the ideal man of each society, which was not always fulfilled. Several similarities and differences can be made from core issues of both the knights and the samurai, including feudalism, being guided by a code of honor, education, religion, weapons, and armor.

Both samurai and knights protected their daimyo or lords. A way of carrying out this protection is that the knights and samurai were called into military service to settle disputes. Knights tended to focus more on outward fights. The knights were constantly under the threat of invasion(). Samurai, because of their isolation from any countries, settled local fights; it was common for the daimyos to seize land and gain more power(). Eventually, the...

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