Jed Mulipola Medeval Japan Vocabulary

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Question Answer
What are clans?Extended families
What is Shinto?Traditional religion of Japan
Who was Prince Shotoku?He was a regent who served from 593 to 621.
What is a regent?A person whole rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone.
What is court?Group of nobles who live near and serve or advise a ruler.
Who was Lady Muraski Shikibu?One of the greatest writers of Japan.
What is Zen?New form of Buddhism that arrived in Chaina.
What is a Daimyo?Japan's large landowners
What is a samurai?Trained professional warriors
What is a figurehead?Person who appears to rule even though real power rests with someone else.
What is a shogun?General who ruled Japan in the emperor's name.
What is a Bushido?The samurai code of rules
What is Unprecented?Having no euqual
What is Equestrian?Related to horses
What is mustered?Gathered together
What are brocades?Rich cloths with designs woven into them
What are cormorants?Large diving birds.
What is inferiority?Lower rank
What is brace?Pair
What is repast?Meal
What is unpretentious?Simple; modest
What are coronets?Small crowns