Yulie Perez- Medieval Japan Test Questionsrename
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|Shinto||the traditional religion of Japan|
|Prince Shotoku||one of the people most influenced in bringing Chinese ideas to Japan|
|Regent||Is 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|
|Lady Murassaki Shikibu||greatest writers in early Japanese history|
|Zen||popular new form of Buddhism|
|Unprecented||having no equal|
|Equestrian||related to horses|
|Brocades||rich cloths with designs woven into them|
|Comorants||large diving birds|
|Daimyo||Japan's large landowners|
|Samurai||trained professional rulers|
|Figurehead||a person who appears to rule even though real power rests with someone else.|
|Shogun||a general who ruled Japan in the emporer's name.|
|Bushido||the samurai code of rules|
difficult to live and farm on mountain slope.
Why did the clan leaders not want a Chinese-style rule: They were afraid to give up their power.
What was the unit of political life in early Japan: The unit of political life in early Japan was Clans.
About how much percent of Japan is flat: About 20 percent of Japan is flat.
What did Shintoist believe: They believe that some kami help people live and keep them from harm.
Between what was the golden age of the art in Japan: Between 794 and 1185 was the golden age of the arts in Japan.
When did Lady Murasaki Shikibu live: She live around 1000.
Where did Murasaki live: She lived in Heian.
What did Murasaki do: She was a noble and a servant to the Empress Akiko.
By what time was Heian the greatest center in Japan: By the late 1100s.