What a Samurai vs. Mongol Battle Really Looked Like
Support our channel here!https://www.patreon.com/historydoseMerch store:https://www.redbubble.com/people/historydose/shop?ref=artist_title_nameThe clash of two legendary and feared classes of warrior: the Mongols and the samurai. They meet on the beaches of Tsushima. What did combat between them look like? Misconceptions persist about this question: from the belief that samurai attempted “single combat” dueling to the idea that Mongols utterly dominated the samurai on the battlefield. Today, we look at the fascinating warfare that characterized the first and second Mongol invasions.An enormous thanks to all of Patreon supporters, especially Sean and ThemeFinland! Our patrons help make this channel sustainable and allow us to continue to improve the quality of our content!——————————We've been playing through the Ghost of Tsushima and it's an incredibly fun, well-polished, and beautiful game. Want to experience this stylistic take on Tsushima's Mongol invasion? Follow our our affiliate link to the game!https://amzn.to/33YpYMQCartwright, Mark. “The Mongol Invasions of Japan, 1274 & 1281 CE.” Ancient History Encyclopedia, Ancient History Encyclopedia, 2 July 2019, www.ancient.eu/article/1415/the-mongol-invasions-of-japan-1274--1281-ce/.Conlan, Thomas. In Little Need of Divine Intervention: Takezaki Suenaga’s Scrolls of the Mongol Invasions of Japan. East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2001.—. “Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281.” Princeton University, The Trustees of Princeton University, digital.princeton.edu/mongol-invasions/map/index.html.—. “Scrolls of the Mongol Invasions of Japan.” Princeton University, The Trustees of Princeton University, digital.princeton.edu/mongol-scrolls/.Friday, Karl F. Samurai, Warfare & the State in Early Medieval Japan. Routledge, 2005.Turnbull, Stephen R., and Richard Hook. The Mongol Invasions of Japan, 1274 and 1281. Osprey Publishing, 2010.