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The Revenge of the 47 Ronin: Edo 1703 (Raid 23)

Когда Лорд Кира убил Лорда Асано, он сделал его самураев ронинами - воинов без хозяина. Они долго готовили свою месть и однажды снежной зимней ночью организовали масштабный рейд мести в Эдо.

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He is nonetheless included in the line of statues at the Kagakuji, Banshu-Ako, even though his depiction, at small scale and in court robes, is intended to show that he was dead. On his right is Kakizaki (Senzaki) Yogoro Noriyasu. com The Revenge of the 47 Ronin – Edo 1703 Kayano to become the second person in their group to burn incense in memory of Asano. This was also the attitude taken by the great print artist Kuniyoshi, because the dead Kayano is to be found in his fine series of Chushingura prints, wielding a spear as one of the Forty-Seven Ronin.

Totally unprotected, they faced the swords and spears of the Forty-Seven Ronin out in the snow-covered courtyard. The retainers of Kira defend the mansion against the Forty-Seven Ronin, from a hanging scroll in the Oishi Shrine. The defenders are shown accurately in their night attire, having been surprised by the raid. com The Revenge of the 47 Ronin – Edo 1703 The Plan of Attack In the two months prior to the raid, the Forty-Seven Ronin moved to Edo, journeying there separately and at different times so as not to arouse suspicion, and taking up secret residence in ‘safe houses’.

Having failed to persuade the authorities to punish Kira along with Asano, the ronin had been reluctantly forced to accept that their lord had been found guilty of unilateral misconduct in a private quarrel, not of taking part in a dispute where both sides necessarily deserved punishment. It was a painful slur. Asano Naganori had been labelled an assailant, and a cowardly one at that. com The Plan memory. ’ The Great Deception One of the best-known features of the Raid of the Forty-Seven Ronin is the great secrecy under which it was planned.

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