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16 terms

Medieval Japan Review

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kami
The Japanese word for a apirit of nature
Kubuki
A kind of Japanese drama originally performed for the lower classes with audience participation and elaborate scenery;men played all part
Bunraku
Japanese puppet theater with large puppets; the puppeteers dress in black.
Tale of Genji
A classic story about a medieval Japancese prince, one of the world's first novels
sepoku
This word refers to ritual sucicide a samurai might commit to preserve his grouop's or his own personal honor.
Fujiwara
The ____ clan held real power in Japan for 300 years during the Heian period by marrying their daughters to imperial sons.
Bushido
this word means the way of the warrior and represents the mythical code of honon, loyalty and self-discipline.
Kyoto
the capital and home of the emperor for over 1000 years.
Nightingale Floor
Squeaks when entered
Geisha
Professional female entertainer
3,5, 7
lucky number
shuriken
throwing star
shimenawa
rope made of rice straw
torii
gate to a shinto shrine
koto
instrument
sedan
upper class ride in