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  Heian Period
Taira Masakado is defeated and killed at the Battle of Kojima (Shimosa) by Taira Sadamori and Fujiwara Hidesato.
March 18 Minamoto Yoshitsune defeats the Taira at the Battle of Ichinotani.
The Emperor Antoku dies in the course of the fighting, and Taira Munemori is captured and later executed.
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  Genpei War - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The ensuing battle took place just outside Kyoto and is called the first Battle of Uji.
The war ended five years later, with a decisive Minamoto victory in the naval Battle of Dan-no-ura.
1184 Battle of Ichi-no-Tani - The Minamoto attack one of the Taira's primary fortresses.
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 Genpei War Biography on DanceAge
The ensuing Battle of Uji took place just outside Kyoto, starting a five-year long war, concluding with a decisive Minamoto victory in the naval Battle of Dan-no-ura.
Leaving Izu Province, heading for the Hakone Pass, he was defeated by the Taira in the battle of Ishibashiyama.
The Minamoto engaged the Taira fleet in the Straits of Shimonoseki, a tiny body of water separating the islands of Honshū and Kyūshū.
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 List of battles 601-1400 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battle of Morlaix Besieged by the English, a French relief army broke the siege of Morlaix.
Battle of Baesweiler Edward, Count of Guelders and William II, Duke of Jülich defeat Wenceslaus, Duke of Brabant.
Battle of Maritsa - September 26 - An allied army of Serbs,Hungarians,Wallachians and Moldavians is defeated by an Ottoman army.King Vukašin of Serbia killed.
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 The Age of the Samurai - Gempei Wars 1180-1185   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
It was a series of battles fought for the control of the imperial court and the ultimate victors were the Minamoto who annihilated the Taira and established their clan head, Yoritomo, as shogun and consigning the emperor to nothing more than a symbolic role until the mid-19th century.
After losing the battle of Ishibashiyama he withdrew to Kamakura where he established a military base and sent his capable generals out to fight the war, which was wise considering his poor grasp of military matters.
The ensuing naval battle was one of the most decisive in Japanese history and began with a long range archery duel.
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 Historic Picture Scroll of Yokosuka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Tamemichi's son, Tametsugu, played an active role in the Latter Three-year Battle (1083-87) under Yoshiie Minamoto and his son, Yoshitsugu, in turn, together with his son Yoshiaki, participated in an attack on a garden in the territory of Ise Shrine (located in the present Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture) in support of Yoshitomo Minamoto (1144).
However, arriving late for the battle, they turned back to return to the castle in Kinugasa but, before long, the castle was attacked by large armies of the Kawagoe, Edo and Hatakeyama clans allied with the enemy.
The ensuing conflict, known as the Battle of Kinugasa, was a battle of heroic proportions.
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 The Age of the Samurai - Minamoto no Yoritomo, Shogun 1192-1199   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The last factor was what ultimately decided the argument in the ensuing Gempei Wars when Prince Mochihito, eager to succeed to the imperial throne, called on the Minamoto to crush the Taira, who had their own nominee for that position.
After suffering defeat at the battle of Ishibashiyama in 1180 Yoritomo put military affairs into the hands of his more capable brother Yoshitsune and cousin Yoshinaka: both were excellent generals.
Yoshitsune went on to ensure Yoritomo's position by crushing the Taira at the famous battle of Ichinotani and then annihilating the clan's last remnants in 1185 at the naval battle of Dan no Ura, which ultimately ended the Gempei Wars.
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 Battle of Yashima - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The naval Battle of Yashima took place on 22 March 1185.
In one of the most famous archery feats in all of Japanese history, Nasu no Yoichi rode out into the sea on horseback, and did just that.
The Minamoto were victorious, but the majority of the Taira fleet escaped to Dan-no-ura, where they were defeated one month later in the Battle of Dan-no-ura.
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 The Samurai: A Brief History
The clans who battled the emishi did so in part (we can assume) in the hopes of securing sizable rewards of land in the newly colonized areas, and to maintain these in the face of emishi resistance, arms would need to be kept.
Outright battles between the Enryakuji and Mii-dera were common during the later Heian Period, and saw the later burned to the ground numerous times.
The Minamoto headquarters were assaulted, and after a stiff battle Yoshitomo was forced to flee the capital and headed eastward.
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 Gempei War
Somewhat earlier, Yoritomo's uncle Yukiie had taken the field and was to suffer defeat at the hands of Taira Tomomori at the Battle of Sunomata in Mino Province (March 1181).
By eight the battle had begun, with the tide flowing in the Taira’s favor.
In a sense, the specifics of the Gempei War - the battles, armies, and tactics - were secondary to the political arena.
www.samurai-archives.com /Gempeiwar.html   (3883 words)

 Arts and Designs of Japan: Catalog 27
Sasaki Takatsuna in battle in the Uji River
Battle of Ishibashiyama (1184); Left to right: Kajiwara Kagetoki, Ebina Genpachi, Kagehisa, Oba Kagechika, Sasaki Takatsuna
The fireman Kotengu Heisuke battling the sumo wrestler Yotsuguruma Daihachi at the Shinmei Shrine in Shiba in 1805
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 Japan to 1615 by Sanderson Beck
Atsumori's brother Tsunemasa was slain in the same battle, and in Zeami's Tsunemasa a priest's prayers once again invoke the spirit of the dead warrior, this time by playing a lute.
Zeami's Yashima is about a battle after Inchinotani in 1185 when Yoshitsune boldly risked his life to retrieve his bow, although Kanefusa reprimanded him for his foolishness.
Outnumbered two to one, after a pitched battle Hideyori committed suicide, and his wife Yodogimi (Hidetada's daughter) was killed by a retainer to prevent her capture.
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 Minamoto_no_yoritomo info here at en.articles-on-parenting.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In 1180, Yoritomo was defeated at Ishibashiyama, their number one assertive battle; but their brand-new senility as an insurgent chief were umbrella used in consolidating their completed the serviceman aristocrats in the Kanto area, of whom sanctioned their authority peaceably.
In the cusp he triumphed completed their rival cousins, who sought to steal from him oversight of the clan, & completed the Taira, who suffered a disturbing insuccess at the Battle of Dan-no-ura in 1185.
Yoritomo thus stabilized the supremacy of the serviceman samurai caste & the number one bakufu (shogunate) at Kamakura, takeoff the feudal senility in Japan which lasted the mid 19th century.
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 Japanese Arts - History
He had battle flags hoisted up from behind a hill, presenting the image to the Imagawa stationed inside Narumi that the Oda were resting nearby.
The battle was hotly contested on the part of the Asai, but resulted in a victory for Nobunaga and Ieyasu.
The battle had devolved into butchery, and Katsuyori added to the fiasco by sending in his reserves, which did little but add to the casualty list and encourage the Nagashino garrison to mount a sally.
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 Notes for Tale of Heike, Chapter 5
There has, historically speaking, been an earlier battle in this war (Ishibashiyama) but it is small in scale and not included.
In this second major battle, the Taira gather forces up to 70,000 to confront Yoritomo in the east, at the Fuji River.
On the night before the Taira are to meet the Minamoto in battle at Fuji River, they hear rumors of great masses of Minamoto arriving.
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 Casino online portal | information about Casino online | Minamoto_no_Yoritomo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
His half-brothers, Minamoto no Yoshitsune and Minamoto no Noriyori defeated the Taira in several key battles, but they could not stop Minamoto no Yoshinaka, Yoritomo's rival, from entering Kyoto in 1183 and chasing the Taira south.
They took Emperor Antoku with them, so when the Minamoto entered the capital, they enthroned the half-brother of Antoku, Emperor Go-Toba, as the new emperor.
Yoritomo was defeated at Ishibashiyama in his first major battle, but in the end he triumphed over his rival cousins, who sought to steal from him control of the clan, and over the Taira, who suffered a terrible defeat at the Battle of Dan-no-ura in 1185.
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Though he defeats Izu’s local magistrate, he is beaten in the battle of Ishibashiyama and then is saved by Kajiwara no Kagetoki, one of the Heike's followers.
The battle at the Fujigawa river is ambiguous, as usual.
Yoshi tsune could be credited with winning the battle, or he could be blamed for scaring the Heike away before they could be bloodied so he could be suspected of being a Heike spy.
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 Battle of Ishibashiyama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ishibashiyama, in the Hakone Mountains, near Mount Fuji
Minamoto engage Taira, in response to siege of Nara
This page was last modified 13:07, 25 October 2006.
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Yoshitomo was killed, and Yoritomo was exiled to Izu, where he was placed under the watchful eyes of Hojo Tokimasa for twenty years.
Defeated badly in the battle of Ishibashiyama, he escaped by boat to Awa province.
After raising 200,000 troops in October of the same year, Yoritomo won the battle of Hujigawa.
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 A Chronology of Japanese History
Taira forces defeat Yoritomo's troops at the Battle of Ishibashiyama.
Yoshinaka succeeds in retaking the province of Echizen and defeats Koremori at the Battle of Tonamiyama in Etchû province (sometimes called the Battle of Kurikara Pass).
Antoku dies (at the age of seven) and the Imperial sword (one of the three Imperial Regalia) is lost in the sea.
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 Heian Era: 794-1192
940: Battle of Kojima, which ended the rebellion of Taira Masakado.
Minamoto vs. Taira in a sea battle with the Taira winning.
This was a major sea battle with the Minamoto winning decisively.
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 Yoshitsune/Synopsis Eps 1-30 - DramaWiki
Though he defeats Izu’s local magistrate, he is beaten in the battle of Ishibashiyama and then is saved by Kajiwarano Kagetoki, one of the Heike's followers.
The Genji family also prepares its troops for the battle against the rival clan and waits for an imperial order to be sent from ex-emperor Goshirakawa.
He is worried about Shigehira, who used to be a playmate of him and has been held captive in the battle, because Kajiwarano Kagetoki insists on beheading Shigehira.
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 NHK 2005 historical drama "Yoshitsune" episode summaries
The historical drama for 2005 is a life story of Minamoto no Yoshitsune, popular historical figure in Japan who is known to have been an excellent battle commander in the very end of the Heian period.
Yoshitsune, a member of the Genji clan, contributed greatly to the clan's victory over their rival Heike clan and to establishment of his brother's first shogunate in history.
In December 1159, the Genji clan, which has once prospered in Kyoto with its head Minamoto no Yoshitomo, is defeated by the Heike clan in the battle of Heiji.
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 Genpei War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
1181 Battle of Yahagigawa - the Minamoto, retreating from Sunomata, GifuSunomata, attempt to make a stand.
1183 Battle of Mizushima - the Taira intercept a Minamoto force, heading for Takamatsu, KagawaYashima.
1184 Battle of Kojima - The Minamoto chase the fleeing Taira from Ichi-no-Tani to Takamatsu, KagawaYashima, fighting some here.
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 Battle of Sunomata - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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Uji (1180) – Nara – Ishibashiyama – Fujigawa – Sunomata – Yahagigawa – Hiuchi – Kurikara – Shinowara – Mizushima – Fukuryuji – Muroyama – Hojujiden – Uji (1184) – Awazu – Ichi-no-Tani – Kojima – Yashima –Dan-no-ura
Minamoto no Yukiie attempted a sneak attack in the night, when he found Taira no Tomomori and his army directly opposite from his, along the Sunomata River.
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 Cobblestone&Cricket: A Teacher's Guide to Medieval Japan and t
Students will use the issue as the basis for their research on Medieval Japan.
The Genpei War was a battle for power between the houses of Minamoto and Taira.
Imagine that you were fighting at either the Battle of Ishibashiyama or the Battle of Dannoura.
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