5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Minamoto Yorimoto
- 17 Article Constitution
- Zen Buddhism
- a A document written by Prince Shotoku written in the Yamato Period which had Buddhist and Confucian influences.
- b A Japanese religion (the original Japanese religion) whose followers believe that all things in the natural world are filled with divine spirits
- c The shogun for emperor Go-Toba in the Kamakura Period.
- d type of Buddhism that emphasized meditation and self-discipline. Used by the Samurai
- e a Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army of samurai
5 Multiple choice questions
- Period Spanning from 710-794 A.D. The government consisted of an imperial court with Buddhist priests as a part of the courts. This period was influenced by China with a written writing system and a capital city modeled after the Chinese Capital. Literature became important during this period, and the economy became more structured with minted coins, taxes and a new system of agriculture.
- a mix of Chinese characters with the original Japanese writing
- A journal written in the Heian period that described court life.
- Japanese regent, he was one of Japan's greatest leaders. He was influential in bringing Buddhism and Chinese ideas to Japan. He also wrote the 17 Article Constitiution
- lady in waiting at the heian court. she painted a vivid picture of life at the heian court in her dairy The Pillow Book
5 True/False questions
Emperor Go-Toba → story of Prince Genji and his lovers, written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu at end of 11th century, world's first full novel
Seppuku → Supreme military commander
Ronin → a mix of Chinese characters with the original Japanese writing
Lady Murasaki → Woman given credit for writing the world's first novel, The Tale of Genji.
Shogunate → The Japanese system of centralized government under a shogun, who exercised actual power while the emperor was reduced to a figurehead.