> Ahh how about the Mononobe 物部 as I recall they were a kuge family which
> had a sort of monopoly on weapons in general during Japanese antiquity?
> Your Humble Servant
> Solveig Throndardottir
> Amateur Scholar
Ah, yes, the Mononobe. Those people who deal with...things. *waves fan
dismissively* Especially all those ugly ones with pointy bits.
("mono" is literally "thing", in one sense!)
- Abe Akirakeiko, kuge and don't you forget it
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