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e-Legends and Stories around the Japanese Sword 2 By Markus Sesko
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This is now the second volume of my book „Legends and Stories around the Japanese Sword“. Once more I try to bring the reader closer to the Japanese sword and dig deeper into the matter... More > by the means of legends, stories and anecdotes about famous swords and their swordsmiths. Like in the first volume, I introduce several famous meito or meibutsu, for example the Kogarasu-maru, Yoshimoto-Samonji, Takemata-Kanemitsu, Kuronbogiri-Kagehide, Tsurumaru-Kuninaga and many more. And the stories deal among other things with the greatest swordsmiths in Japanese history like Masamune, Muramasa, Samonji, Kiyomaro and Kotetsu, to name only a few.< Less
Legends and Stories around the Japanese Sword 2 By Markus Sesko
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This is now the second volume of my book „Legends and Stories around the Japanese Sword“. Once more I try to bring the reader closer to the Japanese sword and dig deeper into the matter... More > by the means of legends, stories and anecdotes about famous swords and their swordsmiths. Like in the first volume, I introduce several famous meito or meibutsu, for example the Kogarasu-maru, Yoshimoto-Samonji, Takemata-Kanemitsu, Kuronbogiri-Kagehide, Tsurumaru-Kuninaga and many more. And the stories deal among other things with the greatest swordsmiths in Japanese history like Masamune, Muramasa, Samonji, Kiyomaro and Kotetsu, to name only a few.< Less
e-Legends and Stories around the Japanese Sword By Markus Sesko
eBook (PDF): $9.90
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In the last years and decades several publications and translations on the subject of the Japanese Sword have been published in the West. In this way, the historical background, the characteristics... More > of the blades, smiths, and schools, as well as the art of sword forging, and the sword fittings were introduced and explained. The aim of this publication is now to bring the reader closer to the role the Japanese sword – the nihontô – played in the warrior class and the Japanese society, namely by the means of legends, stories, and anecdotes on famous swords and their swordsmiths, embedded in an explanation of the background and other relevant facts. In the end, the reader should have an idea about the high value that was placed on this proverbial legendary weapon that span than a thousand years of Japanese history (and even still today as an object of art). The aim was to obtain a balance between easy access for beginners and detailed facts for confirmed enthusiasts.< Less
Masamune - His Work, his Fame and his Legacy (PB) By Markus Sesko
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It is often said that Masamune was the greatest Japanese swordsmith of all times From a mere technical point of view, it is next to impossible to say if there was one “greatest”... More > swordsmith as the country brought forth so many great master smiths. Each of these masters had a personal approach in producing a perfect sword, and within these elite circles we are not only referring to technical perfection but also to aesthetical considerations. So putting aside the claim to name a “greatest,” we can at least say for sure that Masamune is by far the most famous swordsmith of Japan. The aim of this publication is to contribute to the understanding and appreciation of this great master, that is to say by not only presenting his works but also by providing a newly researched and detailed historic overview of his life and the circumstances in the establishment of a new forging tradition. This publication introduces more than 50 of his meibutsu (noted swords). PLEASE SEE LULU.COM FOR THE HARDCOVER COLOR DELUXE EDITION.< Less
Masamune (Ebook) By Markus Sesko
eBook (PDF): $29.90
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It is often said that Masamune was the greatest Japanese swordsmith of all times From a mere technical point of view, it is next to impossible to say if there was one “greatest”... More > swordsmith as the country brought forth so many great master smiths. Each of these masters had a personal approach in producing a perfect sword, and within these elite circles we are not only referring to technical perfection but also to aesthetical considerations. So putting aside the claim to name a “greatest,” we can at least say for sure that Masamune is by far the most famous swordsmith of Japan. The aim of this publication is to contribute to the understanding and appreciation of this great master, that is to say by not only presenting his works but also by providing a newly researched and detailed historic overview of his life and the circumstances in the establishment of a new forging tradition. This publication introduces more than 50 of his meibutsu (noted swords).< Less
Masamune - His Work, his Fame and his Legacy By Markus Sesko
Hardcover: $89.90
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It is often said that Masamune was the greatest Japanese swordsmith of all times From a mere technical point of view, it is next to impossible to say if there was one “greatest”... More > swordsmith as the country brought forth so many great master smiths. Each of these masters had a personal approach in producing a perfect sword, and within these elite circles we are not only referring to technical perfection but also to aesthetical considerations. So putting aside the claim to name a “greatest,” we can at least say for sure that Masamune is by far the most famous swordsmith of Japan. The aim of this publication is to contribute to the understanding and appreciation of this great master, that is to say by not only presenting his works but also by providing a newly researched and detailed historic overview of his life and the circumstances in the establishment of a new forging tradition. This publication introduces more than 50 of his meibutsu (noted swords).< Less
e-Geschichten rund ums japanische Schwert 2 By Markus Sesko
eBook (PDF): $9.90
Dies ist nun der zweite Band der Geschichten rund ums japanische Schwert. Erneut wird mittels Legenden, Geschichten und Anekdoten über berühmte Schwerter und ihre Schmiede versucht, dem... More > Leser das japanische Schwert näherzubringen. Wie im ersten Band werden mehrere berühmte meito respektive meibutsu vorgestellt und es wird noch tiefer in die Materie eingedrungen. Die Geschichten handeln unter anderem von den größten Schmieden der Geschichte wie Masamune, Muramasa, Samonji, Kiyomaro, Kotetsu uvm.< Less
Geschichten rund ums japanische Schwert 2 By Markus Sesko
Paperback: $36.84
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Dies ist nun der zweite Band der Geschichten rund ums japanische Schwert. Erneut wird mittels Legenden, Geschichten und Anekdoten über berühmte Schwerter und ihre Schmiede versucht, dem... More > Leser das japanische Schwert näherzubringen. Wie im ersten Band werden mehrere berühmte meito respektive meibutsu vorgestellt und es wird noch tiefer in die Materie eingedrungen. Die Geschichten handeln unter anderem von den größten Schmieden der Geschichte wie Masamune, Muramasa, Samonji, Kiyomaro, Kotetsu uvm.< Less

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