The 7 Virtues of Bushido
The Bushido was made up of seven virtues. They were the cores of the Samurai. Not only was it their way of life, but also who they were. You need to understand the Bushido first in order to understand the Samurai. Although it was not formalized and was just an unspoken code, Bushido became so popular that some elements were made into law during the Edo Period.