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Kurikara 1183

€29,00 EUR

The Battle of Kurikara in 1183 was a significant conflict during the Genpei War, a struggle for power between the Taira and Minamoto clans in Japan. The battle took place at Kurikara Pass in the Kii Peninsula. The Taira clan, led by Taira no Tomomori, attempted to defend the pass against the Minamoto forces led by Minamoto no Yoshinaka. However, the Minamoto army managed to defeat the Taira forces, securing a strategic victory. This battle was part of the larger Genpei War, which eventually led to the downfall of the Taira clan and the rise of the Minamoto clan to power.