Create an account
In reaction to the Tang inflitration into the Korean peninsula...
Shotku Taishi made contacts with Tang rulers for the purpose of adopting Chinese governing methods
The "seventeen-article constitution" involved...
strengthening and centralizing Japanese government by establishing a supreme ruler and merit system
the new class of japanese military officials and retainers whose purpose was to protect their patrons and their property was the
the essence of the "shogunate system" was that
governmental power became centralized and placed in the hands of the shogun while the emperor ruled in name only
the japanese word that refers to the "divine wind" of the massive typhoon that destroyed the invading Mongol fleet of Khunilai Khan is
were like miedieval European knights, except they were equipped with bows and arrows rather than lances and shields
the struggle between central authority and local aristocracies endured into early modern times in japan because
china established a merit based civil service examination system, while japanese maintained it as an elitist process, thus enhancing the power of the local aristocracy at the expense of the emperor
the paper, iron-casting, and porcelain industries in China enabled Japanese trade and manufacturing to increase during the period of the
in medieval japan, women...
had varying status, enjoying relative equality as well as suffering discrimination
the buddhist sect that taught the devotion alone could lead to enlightenment and release was
the pure land sect
one specific characteristic of japanese culture is
its ability to blend native influences with concpets aquired from other cultures
what is an accurate characterization of the relationship between the Chinese and Japanese written languages
using chinese characters as phonetic symbols, japan created a workable "hybrid" system
originated when tang poets arrived in Japan and opened well-attended writing schools
what culture had a painting style that presented the frail beauty of nature through the use of a smaller scale
another japanese cultural contribution that represents a fusion of Zen and aesthetics is the
more influenced by Chinese ideas and practices than any other East Asian society
in spite of the impact of Chinese influence
vietnam developed chu-nom, a writing system for spoken vietnamese
early medieval church in the west
developed a more organized monastic structure under saint benedict
in effort to avoid the potential mayhem of the germanic system of personal revenge for the punishment of crimes, an alternative system that made use of a fine called
who were the Asian peoople, defeated at the Battle of Lechfeld, who became Christians and went on to establish the Kingdom of Hungary?
aristocratic medieval women
in unusual circumstances, could play a major role, as did Eleanor of Aquitaine
by the end of the 13th century, the institutionalization of the english parliament
a system of power sharing between the monarch and groups within the society
central issues complicating the realization of an integrated Holy Roman Empire were
both the difficulty of simultaneously controlling the Italian and German areas of the empire and the opposition by the popes and the cities of northern Italy
The missionary brothers who created the slavonic, or cyrillic, alphabet, translated the Bible into Slavonic, and who developed Slavonic church services were
Cyril and Methodius
what is a valid statement about manorialism and the medieval manor
manorialism provided the economic foundation of feudalism
the medieval religious order which was noted for its commitment to living among the common people and ministering to the poor was the
the medieval university
originally an educational association of students or scholars, as at Bologna
what were characteristics of Romanesque architecture
barrel vaults, massive pillars and walls, dark on the inside, gave impression of a fortress
what were characteristics of Gothic architecture
stained glass windows, ribbed vaults and pointed arches, flying butresses, a play of lightness
what were motives for the crusades
a desire for military adventure, religious fervor, desire to gain riches and land, allow pope to assume the leadership in liberating the holy land
who were participants in the third crusade
richard the lionhearted, saladin, frederick barbarosa, philip II augustus
Philip II Augustus of France accomplished what
waged war successfully aginast kings of england, regained provinces, established a royal bureaucracy, enlarged the power of french monarchy
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together