Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This video is part of the Lost Treasures of the Ancient World series that examines some of the ancient civilizations of the world. In Lost Treasures of the Ancient World: Japan, the Japan of thousands of years ago is the topic. The Samurai warrior class was born to protect the interests of the society's feudal overlords. The video takes an in-depth look at this culture and its code of Bushido. The role of the Shinto and Buddhist religions are considered. The viewer is taken to Japan to see some of the ancient temples and other historic sites of this country.
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