Long before the term " samurai " came into usage, Japanese fighters were skilled with the sword and spear. These warriors included some women, such as the legendary Empress Jingu, who lived between approximately and A. Linguistic purists point out that the term "samurai" is a masculine word; thus, there is no "female samurai. Between the 12th and 19th centuries, many women of the samurai class learned how to handle the sword and the naginata primarily to defend themselves and their homes. In the event that their castle was overrun by enemy warriors, the women were expected to fight to the end and die with honor, weapons in hand. Some young women were such skilled fighters that they rode out to war beside the men, rather than sitting at home and waiting for a war to come to them.
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This is a list of women who engaged in war, found throughout mythology and folklore , studied in fields such as literature, sociology, psychology , anthropology , film studies , cultural studies , and women's studies. A mythological figure does not always mean a fictional one, but rather, someone of whom stories have been told that have entered the cultural heritage of a people. Some women warriors are documented in the written or scientific record   and as such form part of history e. However, to be considered a warrior, the woman in question must have belonged to some sort of military, be it recognized, like an organized army, or unrecognized, like revolutionaries.
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