Medieval vocabulary and defenitins

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Question Answer
ClansExtended family
ShintoThe traditional religion of Japan
Prince Shotoku One of the people most influential in bringing Chinese ideas to Japan
RegentIs a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone
CourtA group of nobles who live near and serve ar advise a ruler
Lady Murasaki ShikibuJapanese noble and writer ,she wrote The Tale of Genji ,the worlds first known novel
ZenA form of Buddhism that emphasizes mediitation
Unprecedented Having no equal
Equestrian Related to horse
Mustered Gathered together
BrocadiesRich cloth with a design woven into them
CormorantsLarge dividing bird
Inferiority Lower rank
DaimyoJapan's largest landowners
SamuraiTrained professional worriors
FigureheadA person who appears to rule even though real power rests with someone else
Shogun A general who ruled Japan in the emperors name
BushidoThe samurai code of rules
StructureThe way something is set up or organized
ValuesIdeas that people hold dear and try to live
AinuOne culture that developed in japan
Kami Clan Chiefs led thier clans in rituals that honored