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  Date Masamune
Date Terumune, a lord of the Rikuzen area of Mutsu.
Date and Mogami's efforts allowed Tokugawa to move west in confidence, and, of course, the campaign culminated in the total victory at Sekigahara in October 1600.
Masamune, largely lenient towards the Christians in his lands, interceded on the behalf of a certain Father Soteho who had been condemned to death for preaching his faith in Japan in defiance of the anti-Christian edicts.
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 Date Masamune - Definition, explanation
Date Masamune (伊達 政宗 1567-1636) was one of leading Daimyo in the Tohoku region of Japan.
Masamune Date allowed Sotelo as well as other missionaries to practice their religion and win converts in Tohoku.
Date Masamune has been featured in several video game and anime/manga series, including Koei's Kessen series(where he is a relatively minor officer) and Samurai Warriors (where he is a playable character), and the anime/manga series Samurai Deeper Kyo (where he is known alternatively as Bontenmaru).
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/d/da/date_masamune.php   (711 words)

 Date Masamune - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Date Masamune was the eldest son of Date Terumune, born in Yonezawa Castle (in modern Yamagata Prefecture).
Date Masamune has featured in several video games including Koei's Kessen series (where he is a relatively minor officer), and Inindo: Way of the Ninja as the daimyo of the Rikuchu province.
Date Masamune is the subject of the first 1/6 scale 12 inch samurai action figure produced by DID corporation, due for release in Fall 2006.
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 Date Masamune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Son of Date Terumune the lord of Komazawa castle in Dewa province.
Masamune joined the Toyotomi armies and by 1590 he was able to defeat a number of warriors.
According to legends Masamune was a fierce warrior, known for his mastery of warfare.
www.ninpo.org /picturearchive/historicalportraits/datemasamune.htm   (208 words)

 The Epic Journey in ships of Hasekura Tsunenaga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Hasekura Tsunenaga was a retainer of Date Masamune the founder and Daiymo of Sendai Japan.
Date was prepared to embrace Christian missionaries and trade with the west where the Tokugawa was motivated by gaining control of the foreign trade to the exclusion of foreign interests in Japan.
Date Masamune's focus would shift from foreign diplomacy to saving his own political career in Japan where he would have to again prove his loyalty to the Tokogawa despite the evidence of his pro western leanings.
www.artsales.com /ARTistory/Xavier/Hasekura.html   (1604 words)

Date Masamune, the first lord of the Sendai Clan (Han), established the foundation of Sendai.
In 1613, during the Keicho era, Date Masamune dispatched a mission to Europe to establish trade and invite missionaries.
The Zuihoden Mausoleum is the tomb of Date Masamune.
www.city.sendai.jp /kikaku/kokusai/english/rekisi.html   (439 words)

 The Historical Masamune
Masamune is believed to have worked in Sagami Province during the last part of the Kamakura Era (1288 - 1328), and it is thought that he was trained by swordsmiths from Bizen and Yamashiro provinces, such as Kunitsuna and Kunimitsu.
Masamune's style is often referred to as "the beauty of nie," putting his blades in distinct contrast with Bizen blades.
Masamune's works are the most frequently cited among the swords listed in the Kyoho Meibutsu Cho, a catalogue of "excellent swords" in the collections of daimyos edited during the Kyoho era by Hon-ami.
filmswords.com /highlander/masamuneart.htm   (754 words)

 Temples in Northern Japan: Zuiganji (Matsushima, Miyagi)
The present buildings date from the third rebuilding in 1609, when warlord Date Masamune turned the temple into his family chapel.
Date Masamune (1567-1636) was the founder of the Sendai fief.
In 1600, at the battle of Sekigahara, he fought on the side of the victorious Tokugawa and was therefore rewarded with the large fief of Sendai in the new Shogunate.
www.xs4all.nl /~daikoku/junrei/reijo/28-ban.htm   (1021 words)

 Date Masamune - SamuraiWiki
Date Masaume was the eldest son of Date Terumune, a lord of the Rikuzen area of Mutsu.
He received the name Tojirô Masamune in 1578 and the following year was married to the daughter of Tamura Kiyoaki.
Masamune dispatched Hasekura Tsunenaga (1571-1622) to head the mission, which returned seven years later.
wiki.samurai-archives.com /index.php?title=Date_Masamune   (1508 words)

 Date family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Date Masamune contributed in particular to this effort, consolidating the families of the north into alliances against the major warlords, and ultimately gaining some degree of independence by supporting Tokugawa Ieyasu.
In 1600, after Date Masamune contributed to the defeat of the Uesugi family, he was granted the Uesugi lands in Mutsu Province, and made his home castle at Iwatezawa, which he then renamed Sendai.
In 1660, Date Tsunamune was arrested in Edo, for drunkenness and debauchery; the charges were generally believed to have been true, but the arrest was probably encouraged heavily by certain vassals and kinsmen in the north.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Date_family   (998 words)

 Famous Samurai
Date Masamune was born in September 1566 at Yonezawa.
In 1592, Date served in Hideyoshi’s headquarters at Nagoya during the Korean invasion.
Miyamoto Musashi was born Shinmen Takezo in the Harima Province.
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 Date Masamune sites
The 20 samurai who committed ritual suicide (seppuku) after Date Masamune’s death in 1637, in order to follow him to the next world, were lain in state here.
This statue was made 16 years after Date Masamune’s death at the request of his wife, Yotokuin.
A statue of Date Masamune’s envoy to Rome.
members.tripod.com /MiyagiAJET/date_masamune_sites.htm   (422 words)

The city was founded in 1600 by the daimyo Date Masamune, and is well known by its nickname, the "City of Trees" (杜の都; Mori no Miyako).
Masamune ordered the construction of Sendai Castle in December 1600 and the construction of the town of Sendai in 1601.
Date Masamune's famous suit of armor and artifacts related to Hasekura Tsunenaga's visit to Rome are sometimes on display.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /travel/sendai.htm   (3158 words)

 Miyagi Prefectural Government / Miyagi Touring Navigation / Sightseeing
Date Masamune constructed this castle in 1603, and it was a residence for several generations of the Date family.
Date Masamune (1567-1636) His warrior name was Dokuganryu (one-eyed dragon) and he controlled the Ou region.
A mausoleum or ancestral shrine for Lord Date Masamune, the founder of the Sendai clan.
www.pref.miyagi.jp /kankou/EN/sightseeing/Sendai/Sendai.htm   (686 words)

 Date Masamune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Date Masamune is still one of the most popular Samurai warlords in the Sengoku Warring States period.
As a child Masamune lost his eye in a bout with smallpox, his own mother condemned him as unfit to take over as clan leader and tried to poison him while serving him dinner, in order for his brother to heir.
Masamune killed his brother in his rise to power, stating "I thought that we could get along as brothers, perhaps in the next life....." In this way, by overcoming many hadicaps physically and mentally, Masamune became the biggest ruler of the north-east part of Japan.
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Masamune Date is a kid who wants to show the world the might of the Date Clan.
Masamune was now isolated and had to retreat to Mikawa.
Defeat Condition- Masamune Date is defeated or the Date Main Camp is taken.
www.cheatcc.com /psx2/sg/samurai_warriors.txt   (17200 words)

 松島町ホームページ Town Matsushima
This portrait is of Date Masamune, the founder of Date clan.(1567-1636)
Due to Masamune's dying wish, the features of this portrait depicts him with both of his eyes open.
This tea cup was made early in the Edo period, and was used by Yotokuin, a wife of Date Masamune.
www.town.matsushima.miyagi.jp /english/sightseeing/asset/seiryuden/seiryuden.html   (272 words)

 Sendai, Japan
In 1602 the powerful Daimyo Date Masamune (1566-1636) built Aobajo Castle, and Sendai became the center of one of the largest fiefs in northern Japan.
When, after Hideyoshi's death, Tokugawa Ieyasu was victorious in the struggle for his succession Masamune threw in his lot with the new ruler and took part in his Korean campaign and in the Siege of Osaka Castle in 1615.
During the persecution of Christians initiated by the second Tokugawa Shogun, Hidetada, Masamune secured the liberation of the Franciscan friar Luis Sotelo (1574-1624), whom he later permitted to return to Europe together with an embassy he was sending to the West.
www.planetware.com /japan/sendai-jpn-th-send.htm   (222 words)

 Date Masamune's Retainers
Ishikawa Akimitsu (1550-1622): He was born as the 4th son of Date Harumune (1519-1577) who was the 15th head of the Date family, and was adopted by Ishikawa Harumitsu.
When Masamune was suspected of treason in the Hidetsugu accident, Tsuda made an appeal to Hideyoshi and got Masamune cleared.
Nobutomo presented Kounomae to Masamune, and he had a boy and girl with her.
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Okehazema Campaign-Field Date Army vs Oda Army vs Imagawa Army Story- The Date Army was successful at defeating both the Takeda Army and the Uesugi Army in one blow.
Attack on Honnouji-Field Date Army vs Oda Army vs Akechi Army Story- Masamune Date defeated the Oda and Takeda at Nagashino and continued his march west.
Once Masamune is defeated, a Supply Team will appear from the west gate, south from where you are, and head towards the east gate.
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 AMATI, Scipione, Historia del regno di Voxu del Giapone, dell’antichita, nobilta, e valore del suo re Idate ...
The intervention of the daimyo of Oshu, Date Masamune, an ally of the Tokagawas in Northern Japan, prevented this, and an embassy to Europe was soonafter envisioned.
In the letter, Date indicated his desire to introduce Christianity to his realm and asked for shipbuilders and pilots to be sent to him who might help establish an annual voyage between Seville and Sendai, his major port.
From Date the king received a letter, similar in content to the letter addressed to Seville, five Japanese utensils as gifts, and proposed articles of agreement as the basis for a treaty.
www.polybiblio.com /marta/3167.html   (597 words)

Masamune Date is the supreme ruler in Tohoku, the north-eastern district of Japan.
Being very ambitious, Masamune Date plots to reign over the entire country in cooperation with foreign powers.
Masamune Date is a great warrior and possesses ample battle skills.
www.kessen.ea.com /general_2.html   (80 words)

 Date Masamune (伊達 政宗) Equestrian Statue, Sendai on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
On the site of Sendai Castle, there is a statue of Date Masamune (伊達 政宗, 1567-1636), whose trademark was his crescent helmet crest.
She favoured his brother, so Masamune killed him, saying, andquot;I thought that we could get along as brothers, perhaps in the next life.....andquot; He also killed his father whilst attempting to rescue him from kidnappers.
He was responsible for the Date Maru, a ship-based floating embassy that made it to Europe.
www.flickr.com /photos/charlietyack/71967083   (429 words)

 Station 18 - Sendai Discussion
The city of Sendai itself was the capital of the Sendai domain, the largest domain in the north country and ruled by the Date clan.
Date Masamune had moved to this location from his castle in Iwate in 1602.
The Yakushido was built by Date Masamune and today is designated as a national treasure.
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~kohl/basho/18-sendai/discussion.html   (973 words)

 igosso 画像検索 : Date Masamune (伊達 政宗) Equestrian Statue, Sendai
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Since he had only one eye, his mother said that he would never become a clan leader, and she even tried to poison him.
She favoured his brother, so Masamune killed him, saying, "I thought that we could get along as brothers, perhaps in the next life....."He also killed his father whilst attempting to rescue him from kidnappers.
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 Untitled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
DOMYOJI- For the Date, Ishikawa Akimitsu (+2), Katakura Kojuro (+2), Date Shigezane (+2), and Tsuda Kagayasu (+1) are available for use as leaders.
He is positioned with the Date frontal troops (not main body).
Date Shigezane is positioned in the Date main body.
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 KOEI Warriors -> Sengoku Jidai Database
The Date was obviously outnumbered and on a brink of defeat, however the lady luck was with Masamune, as the Satake army would soon retreat to its region 常陸 Hitachi after receiving report that it was under attack by the nearby 里見 Satomi clan of Kazusa province.
In 1589, Date was able to subjugate Souma, and soon after bribing an important Ashina retainer, 猪苗代盛国 Inawashiro Morikuni, Masamune marched against the clan at 摺上原 Suriagehara in June 5th.
Although Masamune himself didn't join the major battle, he, together with his uncle Yoshiaki, managed to prevent the Uesugi army which supported Toyotomi from marching to Sekigahara when the two armies fought at 長谷堂 Hasedou in September 1600.
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 Seiji Date
Seiji's family, Date, is descended from Date Masamune.
For generations, the Date family has passed down the story of a yoroi, actually Korin.
Seiji recieved his yoroi after he demonstrated that he understood the concepts of 'REI.' In the summer of his second year of junior high, Seiji was challenged at his dojo by another famous kendo practitioner, Kazamatsuri Shingo.
www.angelfire.com /rpg2/salielasagara/RW/Seije_Date.html   (898 words)

 E-Budo.com - Sword myth and fact
To see Masamune's work, just search the Japanese Museums - there is some online stuff, but the best person to speak to is Colin (listed top right).
masamune was considered the ultimate embodiment of the soul of a samurai (kokoro?
the blade of the masamune was placed on the stream's surface first, and it was said that the leaves travelling downstream went safely around the masamune to continue down the stream.
www.e-budo.com /forum/showthread.php?t=3958   (2051 words)

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