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Ruda Vocab Unit 4 - China,Korea,and Japan Vocabulary

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A place were Confucius thoughts were placed in by his students.
Analects
Fancy or stylized handwriting.
Calligraphy
A person who was born in 551 B.C was a brilliant scholar, talked to courts, and also taught Philosophy.
Confucius
The rise and fall of Chinese dynasties according to the Mandate of Heaven.
Dynastic Cycle
Ruling of family.
Dynasty
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).
Laozi
A divine approval to rule. From that time on, each new dynasty will claim this.
Mandate of Heaven
Chain of Islands.
Archipelago
Code of conduct of Samurai during the feudal period in Japan.
Bushido
Group of families with a common ancestor.
Clan
Warrior lord directly below the Shogun in federal Japan.
Daimyo
Loosely organized system of government in which local lords governed their own lands but owed military service and other support to a greater lord.
Feudalism
Form of Japanese poetry that expresses a feeling, thought or idea in three lines, or seventeen syllables.
Haiku
f Japanese drama developed in 1600s .
Kabuki
According to Japanese traditions, in the spirits in all living and nonliving things.
Kami
Member of the warrior class in Japanese federal society.
Samurai
Traditional Japanese religion.
Shinto
In Japanese federal society; supreme military commander who held more power than the emperor.
Shogun
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.
Nirvana
Multitude Buddhist temple with eaves that curve at the corners.
Pagoda
Buddhas teachings are collected in this also called "Three Baskets".
Tripitaka