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Miyamoto, Musashi 1584-1645

Overview
Works: 569 works in 1,326 publications in 17 languages and 15,270 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Handbooks and manuals  Documentary films  Drama  Military history  Propaganda films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Inventor
Classifications: U101, 355.547
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Most widely held works by Musashi Miyamoto
A book of five rings by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

269 editions published between 1644 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 4,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the history and philosophy of the traditional form of Japanese sword fighting known as Kendo
The book of five rings by Musashi Miyamoto( Recording )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting down his thoughts on swordplay, on winning, and on spirituality, legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi intended this modest work as a guide for his immediate disciples and future generations of samurai. He had little idea he was penning a masterpiece that would be eagerly devoured by people in all walks of life centuries after his death. Along with The Art of War by Sun Tzu, The Book of Five Rings has long been regarded as an invaluable treatise on the strategy of winning. Musashi's timeless advice on defeating an adversary, throwing an opponent off-guard, creating confusion, and other techniques for overpowering an assailant was addressed to the readers of earlier times on the battle field and now serves the modern reader in the battle of life. In this new rendering by the translator of Hagakure and The Unfettered Mind, William Scott Wilson adheres rigorously to the seventeenth-century Japanese text and clarifies points of ambiguity in earlier translations. In addition, he offers an extensive introduction and a translation of Musashi's rarely published The Way of Walking Alone.--Container
Samurai by Bernard Guerrini( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor/martial arts champ, Mark Dacascos, explores the story of Miyamoto Musashi, the most famous Samurai of all time, and trains in the weaponry and wisdom of Japan's great warriors. Set to the action-packed, battle-scarred backdrop of Japan's warrior tradition, viewers are taken on an immersive journey through historic Japan in the footsteps of Musashi, Japan's legendary swordsman and warrior
Outgassing measurement of the aluminum alloy UHV chamber( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El libro de los cinco anillos by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Das Buch der fünf Ringe by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in German and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traité des cinq roues : gorin-no-sho by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrit en 1643 par le plus célèbre samouraï de son temps, ce traité exprime l'essence des arts martiaux. S'aidant des cinq éléments de la nature, terre, eau, feu, vent, vide, le vénérable auteur expose une stratégie victorieuse qui transcende la violence pour s'épanouir en un art de vivre. L'attitude prônée par le traité expliquerait les succès japonais d'aujourd'hui. Dans la préface, le traducteur résume la vie de l'illustre samouraï. Un classique du bushido
De strategie van de Samoerai by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in Dutch and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De levensfilosofie van de Japanse zwaardvechter (1584-1645)
The five rings : Musashi Miyamoto's art of strategy by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new title in the Art of Wisdom series is a luxuriously illustrated edition of the ultimate Japanese warrior classic. Written by the legendary swordsman Musashi Miyamoto, The Five Rings (c.1645) is more than just a manual on sword-fighting techniques: its Zen philosophy offers tactics and strategies as relevant to personal success today as they were to 17th-century samurai. The Five Rings speaks to every age about the essential roles of harmony and self-mastery in our lives. In addition to The Five Rings, this beautiful volume includes two additional short texts by Miyamoto: The Art of Swordsmanship and The Way of Self-Reliance."--Publisher description
Het boek van de vijf ringen : strategische inzichten voor leven en werk by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategische inzichten van twee zestiende eeuwse Japanse samoerai die toepasbaar zijn op alle levensgebieden
Miyamoto Musashi Gorin no sho by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrits sur les cinq roues. [Gorin-no-Sho] by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fem ringars bok by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Book of Five Rings (Go Rin no Sho) by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Book of Five Rings (Go Rin No Sho) is a text on kenjutsu and the martial arts in general, written by the samurai warrior Miyamoto Musashi circa 1645. It is considered a classic treatise on military strategy, much like Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Chanakya's Arthashastra. There have been various translations made over the years, and it enjoys an audience considerably broader than only that of martial artists: for instance, some business leaders find its discussion of conflict and taking the advantage to be relevant to their work. The modern-day Hyoho Niten Ichi-ryu employs it as a manual of
Le livre des cinq anneaux by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of five rings & the unfettered mind by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tratado de las cinco ruedas (Gorin no sho) by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorin no sho : Miyamoto Musashi no waza to michi by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knjiga pet prstenova by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in Serbian and Croatian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miyamoto Musashi : maître de sabre japonais du XVIIe siècle : l'homme et l'œuvre, mythe et réalité by Kenji Tokitsu( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A book of five rings
Alternative Names
Gong ben, Wu zang 1584-1645

Gongben, Wuzang 1584-1645

Kiong-pún Bú-chōng

Mii︠a︡moto, Musashi

Mii︠a︡moto, Musasi

Mijamoto, Musaši

Mijamoto Muszasi

Miyamoto M.

Miyamoto M. 1584-1645

Miyamoto, Musashi.

Miyamoto, Musashi 1584-1645

Miyamoto Musashi Japanese martial artist, writer, artist.

Miyamoto Musashi japanischer Samurai und Künstler

Miyamoto Musashi Japans schrijver

Miyamoto Musashi japansk författare

Miyamoto Musashi japansk skribent

Miyamoto Musashi maître bushi et philosophe

Miyamoto Musashi maître bushi et philosophe japonais

Miyamoto Musashi militare e scrittore giapponese

Miyamoto, Musasi

Miyamotus Musashi

Musashi Miyamoto

Musashi Miyamoto 1584-1645

Musaši Mijamoto

Musaši, Mijamoto 1584-1645

Niten 1584-1645

Μιγιαμότο, Μουσάσι

Кэнсэй

Кэнсэй 1584-1645

Миямото М

Миямото М. 1584-1645

Миямото Мусаси

Миямото, Мусаши

Мијамото Мусаши

Мусаки-но-ками Фудзивара-но-Гэнсин

Мусаки-но-ками Фудзивара-но-Гэнсин 1584-1645

Мусаси Миямото

Мусаси Миямото 1584-1645

Міямота Мусасі

Міямото Мусасі

מוסאשי, מיאמוטו 1584-1645

מיאמוטו מוסאשי

מימוטו, מוסשי 1584-1645

مياموتو موساشي

میاموتو موساشی نویسنده ژاپنی

মিয়ামোতো মুসাশি Japanese martial artist, writer, artist.

มิยะโมะโตะ มุซะชิ

མི་ཡ་མོ་ཏོ་མུ་ས་ཤི།

궁본무장 1584-1645

미야모토 무사시

ミヤモト, ムサシ

ミヤモト, ムサシ 1584-1645

義恆

宮本, 二天

宮本, 武藏

宮本, 武蔵 1584-1645

宮本武藏 1584-1645

宮本武蔵 剣術家、兵法家

Languages
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The book of five ringsEl libro de los cinco anillosDas Buch der fünf RingeThe lone samurai : the life of Miyamoto MusashiMiyamoto Musashi = Samurai IMiyamoto Musashi : his life and writingsZoku Miyamoto Musashi : Ichijōji no kettō = Miyamoto Musashi two : duel at Ichijoji Temple