Category:Battle of Ichi-no-Tani

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English: Ichi-no-Tani was a Taira fortress at Suma, to the west of present-day Kobe. It sat on a very narrow strip of shore, between mountains on the north, and the sea to the south. This made it quite defensible, but also made it difficult to maneuver troops inside the fortress. Minamoto no Yoshitsune split his force in three. Noriyori's force attacked the Taira at Ikuta Shrine, a shrine in the woods a short distance to the east. A second detachment, no more than a hundred horsemen, rode up the mountains, looking down on the Taira fortress from the north, while the remainder attacked alongside Yoshitsune, from the west, along the coast.
日本語: 一ノ谷の戦い(いちのたにのたたかい)は、 平安時代の末期の寿永3年/治承8年2月7日1184年3月20日)に摂津国福原および須磨で行われた戦い。治承・寿永の乱(源平合戦)における戦いの一つ。


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