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  Topic: Is a sandal-bearer also an errand boy?
ltdomer98

Replies: 14
Views: 13564

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2015 9:02 am   Subject: Is a sandal-bearer also an errand boy?
The fact a sandal bearer comes into direct contact with a Daimyo lord means the person has to be trusted... I would be more interested in how/what exactly Hideyoshi do to get Nobunaga's attention... ...
  Topic: Is a sandal-bearer also an errand boy?
ltdomer98

Replies: 14
Views: 13564

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2015 2:13 am   Subject: Is a sandal-bearer also an errand boy?
Sandal bearer was not a menial position-you hear that Hideyoshi rose from being a 'mere sandal bearer' to greatness, but a sandal bearer was actually a very coveted position for a retainer. They basic ...
  Topic: Help in confirmation or correction
ltdomer98

Replies: 16
Views: 10245

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:17 pm   Subject: Help in confirmation or correction
Ah, okay, that makes sense. Since it was in a book on Nagashino, I read it as saying Masanobu was at Nagashino.
  Topic: Help in confirmation or correction
ltdomer98

Replies: 16
Views: 10245

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:54 pm   Subject: Help in confirmation or correction
To add to the confusion an RK book on Nagashino has Kosaka Masanobu with a light yellow flag with NO mon at all. I'm assuming festival organizers and filmmakers can't have a plain yellow flag and kept ...
  Topic: The Samurai Archives Podcast
ltdomer98

Replies: 78
Views: 52931

PostForum: Oshirase   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:14 pm   Subject: The Samurai Archives Podcast
Nice!
  Topic: The Samurai Archives Podcast
ltdomer98

Replies: 78
Views: 52931

PostForum: Oshirase   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:16 pm   Subject: The Samurai Archives Podcast
Nate I agree using as a point of learning, but some people treat the myth like gospel.

In which case, if you're teaching a class, you can fail them. Cool
  Topic: Help in confirmation or correction
ltdomer98

Replies: 16
Views: 10245

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:42 pm   Subject: Re: Help in confirmation or correction
That's all right. I am apprehensive as there are more that I have to ask about.

Ask away. I'm the one who derailed the thread, and for that I apologize. But that's what this site is for--discussion ...
  Topic: The Samurai Archives Podcast
ltdomer98

Replies: 78
Views: 52931

PostForum: Oshirase   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:40 pm   Subject: The Samurai Archives Podcast
I like the crapping on people's dreams approach.

But you've got to give them something then to be interested in. I get that. The ideal is that they think the reality is more interesting than the fa ...
  Topic: The Samurai Archives Podcast
ltdomer98

Replies: 78
Views: 52931

PostForum: Oshirase   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:10 pm   Subject: The Samurai Archives Podcast


In the context addressed (ie, whether the subject of 'samurai women' or 'court women' is more appropriate for the podcast) 'Done for the audience' means 'talking about the subjects the audience me ...
  Topic: The Samurai Archives Podcast
ltdomer98

Replies: 78
Views: 52931

PostForum: Oshirase   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 10:53 pm   Subject: The Samurai Archives Podcast
Well, no kidding. Who suggested that?



Depends on whether the podcast is done for the audience or the discussants.

I doubt it
  Topic: The Samurai Archives Podcast
ltdomer98

Replies: 78
Views: 52931

PostForum: Oshirase   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:47 pm   Subject: The Samurai Archives Podcast
All the more reason to talk about Ameth's "court" lady.

Depends on whether the podcast is done for the audience or the discussants. Ideally, it's both-a well informed and engaged discussi ...
  Topic: The Samurai Archives Podcast
ltdomer98

Replies: 78
Views: 52931

PostForum: Oshirase   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:33 pm   Subject: The Samurai Archives Podcast
In my experience, when the average reader/listener asks for more info on 'samurai women' (forget the fact that 'samurai' is a male-specific word in Japan) what they really mean is 'warrior women' like ...
  Topic: The Samurai Archives Podcast
ltdomer98

Replies: 78
Views: 52931

PostForum: Oshirase   Posted: Sun Feb 08, 2015 1:19 am   Subject: The Samurai Archives Podcast
Also an answer email question ep would be fun.

We've tried that, but the questions we get are ridiculous, for the most part. Usually they're so gnat's ass detailed that we'd have to spend weeks re ...
  Topic: Hideyoshi's letters to be puplished
ltdomer98

Replies: 2
Views: 2673

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:00 am   Subject: Hideyoshi's letters to be puplished
GIDDY GIDDY GIDDY GIDDY!! Since I'm here in Aichi right now, I'll have to stand in line in the bookstore to get it. I'm sure the line will be out the door. Maybe I should go stand in line right now : ...
  Topic: Question about how tea is served outside tea ceremony
ltdomer98

Replies: 12
Views: 7554

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:36 pm   Subject: Question about how tea is served outside tea ceremony
The point being, once again, that the original poster needs to define what is being asked with "was tea served to guests outside of the tea ceremony?" Tea ceremony tea (matcha) was not. Whet ...
  Topic: Question about how tea is served outside tea ceremony
ltdomer98

Replies: 12
Views: 7554

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 3:59 am   Subject: Question about how tea is served outside tea ceremony
As shin no sen says, you need to be clear about what you define as "tea" when you ask this question. No one sat around sipping matcha while curled up with a good scroll or chatting with a ne ...
  Topic: Question on the Imjin war .
ltdomer98

Replies: 19
Views: 12087

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:09 am   Subject: Question on the Imjin war .
I haven't come across that article before (and don't have the time to read it right now), but I've skimmed parts of Nam-lin Hur's book on "Prayer and Play in late Tokugawa Japan," and found ...
  Topic: Question on the Imjin war .
ltdomer98

Replies: 19
Views: 12087

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:06 am   Subject: Question on the Imjin war .
Okay, my quick read through of it (I'll go back and read more closely on the plane next week) sort of gave me the same impression. I thought the idea that the Imjin War led to regime change ludicrous. ...
  Topic: Akechi Mitsuhide: Fact and Fiction
ltdomer98

Replies: 24
Views: 14811

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:49 am   Subject: Akechi Mitsuhide: Fact and Fiction
Does anyone have the English translation of the passage?

I've got the Lamers/Elisonas translation at home. Will look it up when I get home today after work (about 9 hours from now). If someone beat ...
  Topic: Question on the Imjin war .
ltdomer98

Replies: 19
Views: 12087

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:32 am   Subject: Question on the Imjin war .
At the conference at UVA this weekend, I was asked if I had thought about diving into the Imjin War. The person I asked had worked with Nam-lin Hur at UBC, and was a scholar of Korea (American, but wo ...
  Topic: Sengoku Samurai Podacast discussion
ltdomer98

Replies: 10
Views: 6520

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 8:03 am   Subject: Sengoku Samurai Podacast discussion
Aye, but by the late 1560s it was clear that the Takeda's new strategic goal (since they finally achieved their original goal of finding some sea access) was to beat down Nobunaga while they still can ...
  Topic: Akechi Mitsuhide: Fact and Fiction
ltdomer98

Replies: 24
Views: 14811

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 2014 9:29 am   Subject: Akechi Mitsuhide: Fact and Fiction
To play the Devil's Advocate here, even if he had any plan in mind he was a dead man within two weeks. For anyone, that would be really too short a timeframe to execute any semblance of a grand strate ...
  Topic: Akechi Mitsuhide: Fact and Fiction
ltdomer98

Replies: 24
Views: 14811

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:07 am   Subject: Akechi Mitsuhide: Fact and Fiction
Granted. that is also another question, to me it seems like the best idea would have waited at least a couple more months. then Nobutaka and Niwa Nagahide would be in Shikoku (remember, they made up o ...
  Topic: Samurai Landed Titles
ltdomer98

Replies: 19
Views: 10405

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2014 11:10 am   Subject: Samurai Landed Titles
I do miss Katchi Made.

It was, in fact, the perfect game.
  Topic: Maeda slogan: 大ふへん者
ltdomer98

Replies: 1
Views: 2756

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 1:54 pm   Subject: Maeda slogan: 大ふへん者
Interesting. I had the same thought you did when I read the initial question, then you ruled it out. I'd also ask that on PMJS, it's just the kind of thing that will start a ridiculous 30 email exchan ...
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