While Rome Burns

Episode 111: Saitō Musashibō Benkei 1155 - 1189 CE

December 6, 2020

Today’s story is a story of a legendary warrior. A mountain of a man who was known for his ferocity, strength, and extreme loyalty. The story of a warrior, who did not let his devotion to his lord waiver, even when facing certain death. Our story is also about the period of history of Japan that this warrior found himself in and how he ultimately became entangled with one of the clans that would eventually rise to power. Today’s story is the story of Benkei Saito Musashibo.

 

Sit Back, Relax, and Let me Tell you a Story… While Rome Burns

**Episode Transcript**

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