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A place were Confucius thoughts were placed in by his students.


Fancy or stylized handwriting.


A person who was born in 551 B.C was a brilliant scholar, talked to courts, and also taught Philosophy.


The rise and fall of Chinese dynasties according to the Mandate of Heaven.

Dynastic Cycle

Ruling of family.


Respect for parents.

Filial Piety

Confusions wanted harmony these gave harmony to the society in which they lived.

Five Relationships

Chinese philosopher who wrote about Daoism (Taoism).


A divine approval to rule. From that time on, each new dynasty will claim this.

Mandate of Heaven

Chain of Islands.


Code of conduct of Samurai during the feudal period in Japan.


Group of families with a common ancestor.


Warrior lord directly below the Shogun in federal Japan.


Loosely organized system of government in which local lords governed their own lands but owed military service and other support to a greater lord.


Form of Japanese poetry that expresses a feeling, thought or idea in three lines, or seventeen syllables.


f Japanese drama developed in 1600s .


According to Japanese traditions, in the spirits in all living and nonliving things.


Member of the warrior class in Japanese federal society.


Traditional Japanese religion.


In Japanese federal society; supreme military commander who held more power than the emperor.


In Buddhism, the basic rules of behavior and belief leading to an end of suffering

Eightfold Path

The four teachings Buddha said that would help a person become enlightened.

Four Noble Truths

In Buddhism, union with the universe and release from the cycle of rebirth.


Multitude Buddhist temple with eaves that curve at the corners.


Buddhas teachings are collected in this also called "Three Baskets".


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