Jacob Zaragoza- Medieval Japan Vocabularyrename
jzaragoza03's version from 2016-05-04 18:42
|Shinto||the traditional religion of Japan|
|Regent||a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone|
|Court||a group of nobles who live near and serve or advise a ruler|
|Zen||popular new form of Buddhism|
|Unprecedented||having no equal|
|Equestrian||related to horses|
|Brocades||rich clothes with designs woven into them|
|Daimyo||Japan's large landowners|
|Cormorants||large diving birds|
|Samurai||trained professional warriors|
|Figurehead||a person who appears to ruler even though real power rests with someone else|
|Shogun||a general who ruled Japan in the emperors name|
|Bushido||the samurai code of rules|
|Structure||the way something is set up or organized|
|Values||ideas that people hold dear and try to live by|
How did emperors take power in Japan?: They took power by creating massive armies and conquering clans.
What aspects of Chinese society did Shotoku bring to Japan?: Some aspects were Confucian ideas, Buddhism, and government.
What forms of art were popular in the Heian period?: Slme forms were literature, visual arts , architecture, performing arts, and many more.
How did Buddhism change in Japan?: Buddhism changed because it became more of an art.