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a religion that originated in India and traveled to Japan from China in the 6th century; founded by Siddhartha Gautama and remains one of the world's largest religions
a feudal-military Japanese code of behavior valuing honor above life; means "the way of the warrior"
any of the largest and most powerful land-owning lords in Japan from about the 10th century until the latter half of the 19th
A person who appears to be in charge, but has no real power
a period of Japanese history, 794-1180, characterized by the modification and naturalization of ideas and institutions that were earlier introduced from China
Japanese writer of the late Heian period. Her novel, "The Tale of Genji," is one of the longest and most distinguished masterpieces of Japanese literature
Lady Murasaki Shikibu
a period of Japanese history, 710-794, characterized by the adoption of Chinese culture and forms of government
served as a regent for Japan in 593; brought Chinese and Korean culture to Japan and helped unify the nation
all the members of the highly trained warrior class that rose to power in the 12th century and dominated the Japanese government until 1868. Samurai means "those who serve" in Japanese.
Code of moral precepts for the ruling class in 604 A.D. This Confucian document was written by Prince Shotoku and focused on the kinds of morals and virtues that were to be expected of government officials and the emperor's subjects to ensure a smooth running state where the emperor ruled with absolute authority.
Seventeen Article Constitution
the traditional or native religion of Japan and involves the worship of kami, or spirits
any one of the military leaders who ruled Japan until the revolution of 1867-68
a shogun who united Japan in 1600 and founded a new capital at Edo (present-day Tokyo); made laws that finally brought peace to Japan
form of Buddhism that emphasizes self-discipline and meditation leads to wisdom
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