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0 | Preface     

1 | Timeline

2 | Joko-to(上古刀)

3 |Names of Parts

4 | Heian Period History (平安時代) 794 – 1192

5 |Heian Period Swords

6| Kamakura Period History (1192 – 1333)

7| Overview of the Kamakura Period Swords (1192-1333)

8| Middle Kamakura Period (Yamashiro Den) 鎌倉中期山城伝

9 | Middle Kamakura Period (Bizen Den) 鎌倉中期備前伝

10| Jokyu-no-ran (承久の乱) 1221

11| Ikubi Kissaki (猪首切先)

12| Middle Kamakura Period:Tanto (鎌倉中短刀)

13|Late Kamakura Period, Genko (鎌倉末元寇)

14|Late Kamakura Period Sword  (鎌倉末太刀)

15|The Revival of Yamato Den (山城伝復活)

16 | Late Kamakura period Tanto (鎌倉末短刀: Early Soshu Tanto)

17|Nanboku- cho Period History (南北朝歴史:(1333-1393)

18|Nanboku-cho Period Sword  (南北朝太刀:North and South dynasty)

19 | Nanboku-Cho Tanto(南北朝短刀)

20|Muromachi Period History (室町時代歴史)

21| Muromachi Period Sword (室町時代刀)

22| Sengoku Period History (戦国時代)

23| Sengoku Period Sword(戦国時代刀)

24| Sengoku Period Tanto (戦国時代短刀)

25| Edo Period History (江戸時代歴史1603 – 1867)

26|Over view of Shin-to (新刀)– –  Ko-to & Shin-to Difference

27|Shinto Sword – Main Seven Regions (Part A 主要7刀匠地)

28|Shinto Sword — Main Seven Regions (part B 主要7刀匠地)

29| Bakumatsu Period History (幕末歴史1781 – 1868)

30| Shin-Shin-To (Bakumatsu Period Sword 新々刀)1781-1867

31|Sword Making Process

32| Japanese swords after WWII

33| Information on Today’s Swordsmiths

34| Part 2 — 1 Timeline

35|Part 2 of — 2 Joko-To (上古刀)

36| Part 2 — 3 Names of the Parts

37|Part 2of — 4 Heian Period History (平安時代) 794-1192

38|Part 2 of — 5 Heian Period Sword (792-1192)

39|Part 2 of — 6 Kamakura Period History (1192 – 1333)

40|Part 2 of — 7 Overview of Kamakura Period Sword (1192-1333)

41| Part 2 of —– 8 Middle Kamakura Period (Yamashiro Den) 鎌倉中期山城伝

42|Part 2 of — 9 Middle Kamakura Period (Bizen Den) 鎌倉中期備前伝

43|Part 2 of –-10 Jyokyu-no-Ran (承久の乱1221)

44|Part 2 of —11 Ikubi Kissaki(猪首切先)

45|Part 2 of -–11 Ikubi Kissaki (continued from Chapter 44)

46|Part 2 of —12|Middle Kamakura Period Tanto 鎌倉中期短刀

47| Part 2 of –13 Late Kamakura Period, Genko (鎌倉末元寇)

48|Part 2 of — 14|Late Kamakura Period Sword (Early Soshu Den 鎌倉末刀)

49| Part 2 of — 15 The Revival of Yamato Den (大和伝復活)

50|Part 2 of –16 Late Kamakura Period: Tanto (Early Soshu-Den 鎌倉末短刀, 正宗墓)

51| Part 2 of — 17 Nanboku-Cho Period History (南北朝歴史:1333 – 1392)

52| Part 2 of — 18 Nanboku-Cho Period Swords (南北朝刀)

53| Part 2 of ——- 19 Nanboku-Cho Tanto (南北朝短刀)

54|Part 2 of —– 20|Muromachi Period History (室町歴史)

55 |Part 2 of —–21 Muromachi Period Sword (室町時代刀)

56| Second part of — 22 Sengoku Period History (戦国時代歴史) 

57| Second Part of — 23 Sengoku Period Sword (戦国時代刀)

58|Part 2 of — 24 Sengoku Period Tanto (戦国時代短刀)

59| Part 2 of — 25|Edo Period History (江戸歴史 1603 – 1867)

60|Part 2 of – – 26 Overview of Shin-To (新刀概要)

61|Part 2 of — 27 Shin-to Main 7 Regions (part A)

62|Part 2 of — 28 Shin-To Main 7 Region (part B)

63|Part 2 of – -29 Bakumatsu Period History (幕末時代)

64| Part 2 of –30 Shin-Shin-To (新々刀 Bakumatsu sword 1781 – 1867)

65| The Sword Observation Process

2019 San Francisco Sword show

 

                                                     

My Sword made by Yoshihara Yoshindo 

 

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