Top 10 HORRIFYING Facts You Didn’t Know About SAMURAI

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Top 10 HORRIFYING BAD-ASS Facts about the SPARTANS

Sparta is one extreme civilization to have ever walked on Earth. Relatively early in Greek history, even before the Classical World had begun, the Spartans drove through a radical social and political revolution. In effect, all Spartans are made to be equal; really equal. And they developed key concepts we still use today, like the importance of self-sacrifice for the common good or the value of duties and of rights. In short, all Spartans aimed to be as perfectly human as humanly possible. Every single of our utopic ideas today, can draw their roots from the Spartan example. →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 → → GET A T-SHIRT - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/toptenz →Top 10 Objects That Were Clearly Invented Just to Annoy Physics: https://youtu.be/0MVGeRa-vLo →Simon's VLOG: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvqt8j7DfPmveJp3UOk9XTg Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Brand new videos 7 days a week! Videos are published at 6pm EST every day! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Other TopTenz Videos: Top 10 Toughest VIKING WARRIORS https://youtu.be/dmsC4T7UiNY?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnKajPA6HFawry8Y3my_VX5Q Top 10 Surprising Facts About COWBOYS https://youtu.be/pslOjJDmMqY?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnKajPA6HFawry8Y3my_VX5Q Text version: Coming up: 10. Spartan Children bred for War 9. Hazing and fighting among themselves 8. The Contest of Endurance 7. The Krypteia 6. Compulsory Marriage 5. Spartan Weapons & Armor 4. The Phalanx 3. No Such Thing as Surrender 2. The Thirty Tyrants 1. The famous Battle of Thermopylae Source/Further reading: https://www.britannica.com/topic/helot http://www.classics.upenn.edu/myth/php/tools/dictionary.php?regexp=SYSSITIA&method=standard https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/2016/01/spartan-agoge/ https://www.jstor.org/stable/293895?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents https://books.google.ro/books?id=C7iEpITgD0UC&pg=PA381&lpg=PA381&dq=contest+of+endurance+sparta&source=bl&ots=7D7UVAGPkC&sig=NES7JhAR9s2eKorQigoq1LI-lks&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjZ56-e6NzOAhXKA8AKHcMcC7kQ6AEIPzAF#v=onepage&q=contest.of.endurance&f=false http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/LX/Diamastigosis.html https://www.britannica.com/topic/Lycurgus-Spartan-lawgiver http://www.civilization.org.uk/greece/greece-extra/sparta/the-shrine-of-artemis-orthia https://books.google.ro/books?id=LPQAIsQGTj8C&pg=PT66&lpg=PT66&dq=contest+of+endurance+sparta&source=bl&ots=YqmgZkbEE0&sig=n1tXeA1izBmlYXAzSRfspBpLt7I&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjZ56-e6NzOAhXKA8AKHcMcC7kQ6AEIOTAD#v=onepage&q=contest%20of%20endurance%20sparta&f=false http://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1025&context=gvjh http://www.legendsandchronicles.com/ancient-civilizations/ancient-sparta/spartan-helots/ https://www.britannica.com/topic/ephor https://www.britannica.com/topic/helot#ref1175 http://elysiumgates.com/~helena/Marriage.html#SPARTAN_MARRIAGE http://www.womenintheancientworld.com/women in sparta.htm http://www.womenintheancientworld.com/spartanwomen.htm http://www.ancient.eu/hoplite/ http://www.ancientmilitary.com/spartan-weapons.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornus_mas http://www.legendsandchronicles.com/ancient-weapons/spartan-weapons/ http://www.ancientmilitary.com/images/spartan-hoplites.jpg http://www.ancient.eu/hoplite/ http://www.livius.org/pha-phd/phalanx/phalanx.html http://www.ancient.eu/herodotus/ https://youtu.be/L6Io27IdufQ?t=4736 http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/peloponnesian-war http://www.ancient.eu/The_Thirty_Tyrants/ https://www.britannica.com/topic/Thirty-Tyrants https://www.britannica.com/biography/Thrasybulus http://comicvine.gamespot.com/300/4050-6811/ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0416449/?ref_=nv_sr_1 http://www.ancient.eu/Leonidas_I/ http://www.ancient.eu/Xerxes_I/ http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Battle_of_Thermopylae http://www.worldhistory.biz/ancient-history/66428-the-karneia.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukhc5SV2mb4

Top 10 Evil Historical Figures Too Brutal for History Books — TopTenzNet

We’ve all heard of Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Saddam Hussein, etc. But what about the evil men and women our history books don’t mention? Is there anyone more evil than Hitler? Is there anyone who is more cut throat (literally and figuratively) than Stalin? These men and women in this list are the people that our history books have forgotten and probably won’t appear in one in a long time. →Subscribe for new videos every day! http://bit.ly/toptenzsubscribe →10 Reasons Bruce Lee was a Superhuman: http://bit.ly/1Hl4mVu Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Brand new videos 7 days a week! Videos are published at 6pm EST every day! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Other TopTenz Videos: Top 10 Villainous Rulers http://bit.ly/1PZ7FJd Top 10 Lesser Known Facts About Napoleon http://bit.ly/1Gl4Jha Text version: http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-evil-historical-figures-too-brutal-for-history-books.php Coming up: 10. Elizabeth Bathory 9. Queen Mary I of England 8. Talat Pasha 7. Josef Mengele 6. Ayatolla Ruhollah Khomeini 5. Tomas de Torquemada 4. Ivan the Terrible 3. Idi Amin 2. Pol Pot 1. King Leopold II of Belgium Source/Further reading: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bathorys-torturous-escapades-are-exposed http://www.biography.com/people/mary-tudor-9401296#accession-and-reign http://www.gomidas.org/uploads/Talaat%20Pashas%20Report%20on%20the%20Armenian%20Genocide.pdf http://auschwitz.dk/Mengele.htm http://www.biography.com/people/ayatollah-ruhollah-khomeini-13680544 http://www.eyeonspain.com/spain-magazine/tomas-de-torquemada.aspx http://www.biography.com/people/ivan-the-terrible-9350679#reign-of-terror http://www.history.com/topics/idi-amin http://www.history.com/topics/pol-pot http://www.walkingbutterfly.com/2010/12/22/when-you-kill-ten-million-africans-you-arent-called-hitler/

the secret world of the japanese swordsmith

Documentary from 1997 ©1997 Troivision Co., Ltd/Warabe No Mori Co., Ltd. kobayashi dldg, 4-7 Yotsuya Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Japan The Japanese sword is the soul of the Samurai. The crafting of this work of art - which embodies beauty, strength and tradition - has been shrouded in secrecy for more than thousand years. Because of the highly advanced techniques and numerous years of dedicated effort required in crafting Japanese swords, the skill has always been a closely kept and jealously guarded secret. Yohindo Yoshihara is a consummate Japanese swordsmith and a very high regarded Mukansa craftman in Japan. He is also the best-known Japanes swordsmith outside of Japan. His masterpieces have been purchased for exhibit by the Metropolitan Museum of art in New York City and the Museum of fine Arts in Boston. He has numerous fans worldwide, including His Royal highness, king Gustav of Sweden. This video has been produced to appeal to all aficionados of Japanese sword around the world and is a treasure trove of sercrets to Yohindo Yoshihara's truly outstanding Japanese sword craftsmanship.

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Pop culture would have you believe that the samurai were a noble bunch of honorable warriors who served and protected their communities. In reality though, samurai were jerks of the highest order, who abused the power they were given in ways that would make a bloodsucking parasite think they were overstepping boundaries. For example, consider…

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6. Wives Were Expected to Kill Themselves if Their Husband Messed Up
5. Bushido, and How it Killed Thousands During WW2
4. They Used to Shoot Dogs with Arrows, for Sport
3. They Used to Have Lots of Sex with Teenage Boys
2. They Refused to Re-Intergrate into Society Because They Felt They Were Above Working
1. The Kabukimono

Source/Further reading:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tameshigiri
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=5w6QBwAAQBAJ&pg=PA488&dq=Tsujigiri&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjXssCc-JPLAhXGcRQKHbBQDp0Q6AEIJDAB#v=onepage&q=Tsujigiri&f=false
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=5w6QBwAAQBAJ&pg=PA229&dq=Kirisute+gomen&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjF8N-0-ZPLAhXBWxQKHQSjAkwQ6AEIKjAC#v=onepage&q=Kirisute%20gomen&f=false
http://www.japanecho.com/sum/2003/300518.html
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=v32oHSE5t6cC&pg=PA694&dq=jigai+seppuku&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjLm5jHjZTLAhVkJ5oKHWO8DDYQ6AEINTAE#v=onepage&q=jigai%20seppuku&f=false
http://www.cracked.com/article_18510_6-supposedly-ancient-traditions-that-totally-arent.html
http://www.factfiend.com/samurai-used-shoot-padded-arrows-dogs/
http://www.tofugu.com/2015/09/30/gay-samurai/
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=_o73NOjb4p4C&pg=PA87&dq=ronin++criminal+mercenaries&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwigu6z4pZTLAhXDJ5oKHYiaDF4Q6AEITzAJ#v=onepage&q=ronin%20%20criminal%20mercenaries&f=false
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=6Kln-SUqKW0C&pg=PA4&dq=kabukimono+gang&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjBv6arqZTLAhXod5oKHYUbD8QQ6AEILzAD#v=onepage&q=kabukimono%20gang&f=false
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz1rjq5emKY
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=L8HtAAAAMAAJ&q=kabukimono+gang&dq=kabukimono+gang&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjBv6arqZTLAhXod5oKHYUbD8QQ6AEIPTAG

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