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  • --- In sca-jml@^$1, James Eckman wrote: > > > Posted by: "Park McKellop" > > Since it really doesn't have a western equivalent, it also gets called a > > halberd sometimes. You could make a new word, pole-sword? > > > > Glaive works pretty well. > > Alcyoneus > > True, I will use that word as the Western equivalent. Or > bigpointythingonastick ;) Glaive. - Mugyo
    chasrmartin Sep 10, 2007
  • --- In sca-jml@^$1, "wodeford" wrote: > > --- In sca-jml@^$2, "Rahlyns Falconer-Beddes" > wrote: > > > > I'm wondering would later period (1500s-1600s) Japanese spurs be unique > > or different in any way? My only research resource at this time has > > been the internet - and I'm having no luck. > > I don't think the Japanese used spurs prior to the Meiji period when > they adopted...
    chasrmartin Sep 1, 2007
  • --- In sca-jml@^$1, "wodeford" wrote: > > --- In sca-jml@^$2, "Shawn" wrote: > > To get to the point are these rain cloaks made of straw period > > (especially for Kamakura) and if so how exactly would one go about > > making one? I have been scanning the internet for months and have found > > nothing. > > Try using the word "mino" and see if that helps at all. > > Otagiri Tatsuzou...
    chasrmartin Aug 31, 2007
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  • These look promising: http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/geschichte-japans/nengo_calc.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_calendar - Mugyo
    chasrmartin Jul 25, 2007
  • Neither perfectly period nor perfectly historical, but I bet it'll be of interest: The Independent Film Channel will be showing (at least) the first four films in Shintaro Katsuu's _Zatoichi_ series, starting this Saturday: http://ifc.bside.com/schedule/?_view=_filmdetails&_templates=ifc&filmId=1636251&offset=151&timezone=America/Denver ... which is also Robert Heinlein's 100th...
    chasrmartin Jul 1, 2007
  • FYI, I've got no financial interest in Rolomail or Mangain. Although as much money as I've spent with them, they *ought* to give me stock.... -- Mugyo ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Trading Department Date: Jun 13, 2007 5:58 PM Subject: [Japanophiles] SUN TZU and the Art of Medieval Japanese Warfare To: japanophiles@^$1 Dear Japanophiles, In 1983, my sister was...
    Charles Martin Jun 13, 2007
  • --- In sca-jml@^$1, "mistresschief" wrote: > > Salutations to the list! > > I am interested in a particular Japanese musical instrument, the > kokyu. Does anyone on the list play this, or know of resources on > learning how? Any idea of the time period it was introduced? Does > anyone play another type of musical instrument, such as the biwa or > koto? I have found a place local to...
    chasrmartin Jun 11, 2007
  • --- In sca-jml@^$1, "mistresschief" wrote: > > Salutations to the list! > > I am interested in a particular Japanese musical instrument, the > kokyu. Does anyone on the list play this, or know of resources on > learning how? Any idea of the time period it was introduced? Does > anyone play another type of musical instrument, such as the biwa or > koto? I have found a place local to...
    chasrmartin Jun 11, 2007
  • "Taikomochi" sounds like the guy who beats on the rice with a sledge during New Years. (Which is my favorite part of preparing for New Years.) Just for fun, here's wikipedia on biwa (which is effectively the same as a p'i p'a, but not the same as p'i p'a duck, which tastes much better but is hard to tune.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biwa Does anyone know what the Japanese name...
    chasrmartin Jun 7, 2007
  • For those of you who are residing in the land of the Devas in computer terms (ie, Mac users) there's a trippy new application that shows traditional Japanese time --- that is, twelve periods, with six from sunrise to sunset, six from sunset to sunrise. Find it http://www.kenjikojima.com/ here. For Windows users in the realm of Hungry Ghosts, I suppose you ould always write Kenji...
    chasrmartin May 21, 2007