Noe Acosta-Medieval Japan Vocabulary

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Question Answer
ClanClans were extended families that ruled a small village
ShintoThe traditional religion of Japan
Prince ShotokuOne of the most influential people in bringing Chinese ideas to Japan
RegentRegent is a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone
CourtA group of nobles who lived near and serve or advise a ruler
Lady Murasaki ShikibuOne of the greatest writers in early Japan history
ZenA popular new form of Buddhism
UnprecedentedNever done or known before
EquestrianOf or relating to horse riding
musteredTo assemble or gather
BrocadesA class of richly decorative shuttle-woven fabric
CormorantsA large diving bird with a long neck, long hooked bill, short legs, and mainly dark plumage
InferiorityThe condition of being lower in status than others
BraceA pair of something
RepastA meal
Unpretentious Simple or modest
CoronetsSmall crowns
DaimyoJapan's large landowners
SamuraiProfessional trained warriors
FigureheadA person that appears to rule even though someone else has the power
ShotgunA general who rules Japan in the emperor's name
BushidoThe samurai code of rules

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