Adrian Duran Sandoal Medieval Japan Vocabulary

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Question Answer
ClansAn extended family
ShintoThe traditional religion of Japan
RegentA person who rules a country for someone who are a able to rule by themselves
Prince ShotukuOne of the most influential in bringing different ideas to Japan
RegentA person who rules a country for someone who can't rule alone
CourtA group of nobles who live near and serve or advise a ruler
Lady Murasaki ShikibuOne of the greatest writers in Early Japanese history
ZenPopular new Buddhism that arrived from China
Unprecedented Having no equal
EquestianRelated to horses
Mustered Gathered together
BrocadesRich clothes with design woven into them
CormorantsLarge diving birds
Inferiority Lower rank
Unpretentious Simple;modest
CoronetsSmall crowns
DaimyoJapan's large land owners
SamuraiTrained professional warriors
Figure headA person who appears to rule even though real power rests with someone else
ShogunA general who ruled Japan in the Emperor's name
Bushido The samurai code of rules