What is Seppuku?

With origins dating back to the 12th century, seppuku became widely practiced in Japan as a suicide ritual to achieve an honorable death to avoid enemy capture and atone for their wrongdoings. Primarily committed by male or female samurais, seppuku committed by commoners or generally lowly people are deemed insignificant.  Mainly done by male or […]

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