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By William de Lange

Miyamoto Musashi (c. 1584-1645) is the main respected and celebrated swordsman in eastern background; regrettably, our smooth portrait of this people hero is derived commonly from renowned books, comics, and movie, with little heed paid to the early files through males who knew Musashi, practiced with Musashi, and went into conflict with Musashi. 
This groundbreaking three-part series returns to those earliest of files to resolve the legend and thereby recapture the genuine personality of this enigmatic medieval swordsman.
Part IIIA Miscellany, offers translations of approximately dozen texts describing very important occasions in Musashi's existence, courting from the mid-seventeenth to the late-nineteenth century. They contain the Tomari jinja munefuda, by means of Musashi's followed son Iori; the Yoshioka-den, the extended family files of the rivaling Yoshioka extended family, the Kōkō zatsuroku, describing Musashi's heroic position within the siege of Osaka fortress; the Dobo goen, on his liaison with a Yoshiwara geisha; the Sōkyū-sama o-degatari on his function within the Shimabara uprising; and the Numata kaki, written via the keeper of the citadel the place Musashi stayed on the time of his recognized duel on Ganryu Island. 

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