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History of Asia
Mr. Helseth - AP World History Vocab Test #14 Study Guide
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a period of Japanese history established in 1192 by the first shogun, Minamoto no Yoritomo and known for the emergence of the samurai, the warrior caste, and for the establishment of feudalism in Japan.
a type of ancient Chinese sailing ship
the Japanese religion based on ritual and devotion to invisible spiritual beings and powers called kami, to shrines, and to various rituals.
he ruling dynasty of China for 276 years (1368-1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.
a Venetian merchant, and explorer who described to Europeans the wealth and great size of China,
Three Kingdoms of Korea
a period of history from 57 BCE to 668 CE where Korea was divided between three kingdoms.
born Temüjin, was the Great Khan and founder of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death.
a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo that united the Later Three Kingdoms in 936 and ruled most of the Korean Peninsula
a school of Mahayana Buddhism that originated in China during the Tang dynasty and spread south to Vietnam, northeast to Korea and east to Japan
a powerful Hindu-Buddhist empire in Southeast Asia that existed between 802-1431
the military nobility and officer caste of medieval Japan.
an era of Chinese history that began in 960 with the end of the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period and continued until 1279 when they were overthrown by the Yuan.
an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period. It is generally regarded as a high point in Chinese civilization, and a golden age of cosmopolitan culture
the management and organization of the Turkic and Mongol clans of Central Asia.
Grand Duchy of Moscow
a late medieval Rus' principality centered on Moscow and the predecessor state of the early modern Tsardom of Russia.
a term for the many codes of honor and ideals that dictated the samurai way of life, loosely analogous to the concept of chivalry in Europe.
the Great Khan of the Mongols from 1260 to 1294 as emperor and founder of the Yuan dynasty in China
a title for a ruler in Turkic and Mongolian languages and used by various ethnicity
a moral, ethical, and metaphysical Chinese philosophy influenced by Confucianism, Daoism and Buddhism that became prevalent in China during the Song Dynasty
a khanate that was founded in the 13th century and was based primarily in Iran as well as neighboring territories, such as present-day Azerbaijan and the central and eastern parts of present-day Turkey.
the period in Japanese history when Buddhism, Taoism and other Chinese influences were at their height.
a short-lived imperial dynasty of China of pivotal significance that ruled between 581 and 618 CE.
a Turco-Mongol conqueror and founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia.
powerful Japanese feudal lords
Indian Ocean Trade Network
trade routes connected Southeast Asia, India, Arabia, and East Africa. Beginning in the third century BCE.
an ancient network of trade routes that were for centuries central to cultural interaction originally through regions of Eurasia connecting the East and West starting in the 2nd century CE and continuing until the 15th century.
a Mongol and later Turkicized khanate established in the 13th century and originating as the northwestern sector of the Mongol Empire.
the government established by the shogun, also referred to as the shogunate.
the de facto rulers of the country, although nominally they were appointed by the Emperor as a ceremonial formality, who held almost absolute power over territories through military means.
is a form of Japanese ritual suicide by disembowelment.
a Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat, fleet admiral, and court eunuch during China's early Ming dynasty.
the dynasty of Mongolia and China established by Kublai Khan
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