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Minamoto no Yorimitsu

Name: Minamoto no Yorimitsu (源頼光 みなもとのよりみつ)

Dates: 944-1021

Biography: Yorimitsu was a legendary warrior from the Heian period of Japanese history. Although famous for many real-life exploits, he appears in several legends, including one in which he defeats the ogre (oni) Shuten Doji, disguised as an ascetic Buddhist monk, or yamabushi.

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Taken on February 18, 2006