Middle Ages

From the fall of Rome in 476 to approximately when the Byzantine era fell in 1453. But some say it can be up to 1520. [Because of the events that led to the decline of the church’s power, led by the Crusades, the Great Schism between Eastern and Western Churches, the Bubonic Plague and the Protestant Reformation]

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THE BATTLE OF SEKIGAHARA

Ishida Mitsunari and Tokugawa Ieyasu were in an ideological struggle. Ieyasu wanted dominion in Japan, while Mitsunari was a loyalist to Toyotomi and wanted to see this lineage in power for years to come. Even though Ieyasu was one of the five regents that Hideyoshi Toyotomi appointed [regents called tairo] to ensure the safety of […]

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Ishida Mitsunari and Tokugawa Ieyasu were in an ideological struggle. Ieyasu wanted dominion in Japan, while Mitsunari was a loyalist to Toyotomi and wanted to see this lineage in power for years to come. Even though Ieyasu was one of the five regents that Hideyoshi Toyotomi appointed [regents called tairo] to ensure the safety of… Read more “THE BATTLE OF SEKIGAHARA”

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