Podcasts and Downloads - Documentaries. History: Historical Figures. History.com — History Made Every Day — American & World History. Κωνσταντίνος Δαβάκης Konstantinos Davakis the Repeller 2ndWW. Puss in Boots. "Master Cat; or, The Booted Cat" (Italian: Il gatto con gli stivali; French: Le Maître Chat, ou Le Chat Botté), commonly known in English as "Puss in Boots", is a European literary fairy tale about a cat who uses trickery and deceit to gain power, wealth, and the hand of a princess in marriage for his penniless and low-born master.
The oldest record of written history dates from Italian author Giovanni Francesco Straparola, who included it in his The Facetious Nights of Straparola (c. 1550-53) in XIV-XV. The tale was written at the close of the seventeenth century by Charles Perrault (1628–1703), a retired civil servant and member of the Académie française. Another version was published in 1634 by Giambattista Basile with the title Cagliuso. The Medieval European Knight vs. The Feudal Japanese Samurai. The Medieval European Knight vs.
The Feudal Japanese Samurai? By J. Clements ARMA Director From time to time it is interesting to ponder the outcome of an encounter between two of history's most formidable and highly skilled warriors: the Medieval European knight and the feudal Japanese samurai. The thought of "who would win" in an actual fight between these martial experts of such dissimilar methods is intriguing.