Year Of The Dog 1230 Research Paper

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Joseph Minton Aaron Bradley Soc 101 September 17, 2011 Research and Culture Paper Year of the Dog 1230 My name is Mia grate of Buda ‘at my village sits just north of the great lands of snow I am told by the monks that the people of my land and those surrounding it are call Mongol for this reason I am not sure but it is not for me to question. my family left me at a Buddhist temple outside of our village home asking them to teach me to read and write they agreed to do both and for the past twelve years they have done so but soon I will leave the temple to return home and return the teachings of Buddha to all I meet. Today the monks gave me food and water for the return trip home each offer a prayer for my safe return home…show more content…
But I’m sure that my training will keep me alive. It has been three days since I have written and for three days we have been training relentlessly our instructors have yet to tell us anything all that has been said is that a major push is planned and we are to be the sword that strikes the first blow in Hungary the excitement is palpable and many see the opportunity to find great wealth there I feel there excitement and wish to join in the war as soon as possible. Year of Monkey…show more content…
With each new mountain we cross another land lies waiting for us to conquer. So far every new “country” this word I learned from an older solider, we find it falls due to the might and cunning of our generals much loot has been plundered and many fortresses lay in ruin by our fell hands, but now I feel as though the teachings of Buddha has been lost to me forever for each new land I cross the more lives I have taken many of the men do not feel this pain they live only for the next day the next battle or there inevitable death how can men live like this I do not
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