Anthony Dixon-Medival Japan vocabulary

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Question Answer
What is a Clan?A clan is a extended family
What is a Shinto?A Shinto is the traditional religion of Japan
Who is a Regent?A regent is a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone
What is court?A group of nobles who live near and serve or advise a ruler
What is Zen?Zen is a popular new form of Buddhism
What is Unprecedented?Having no equal
What is equestrian?related to horses
What is mustened?gathered together
What is brocades?Rich cloths with designs woven into them
What is a cormorant?Large dividing birds
What is a inferiarity?Lower rank
Who is Prince Shotoku?One of the most influenced in bringing Chinese ideas to Japan
Who is Lady Murasaki Shikibu?One of the greatest writers in early Japenese history
What is a daimyo?Japan's large landowners
What is a samurai?Trained professional warrior
What is a figure head?A person who appears to rule even though real power rests with some one else
What is a shogun?A general who ruled Japan in the emperors name
What is a Bushido?The samurai code of rules was known
What is a brace?A pair
What is a repast?A meal
What is unpretentious ?Simple; modest
What is are coronets?Small crowns