Honnō-ji Incident from Authentic Taikōki

A major theme within woodblock prints of the Meiji period (1868-1912) was pictures of famous moments in Japanese history. Here, Nobukazu shows the attack on Honno-ji Temple in Kyoto that took place June 21/22, 1582. During this battle the great warrior and statesman Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582) was forced to commit suicide by his advisor general […]