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How did courtiers influence the culture of Japan between 858 and 1185?
Courtiers used language and traditions from China to develop literature and art.
What title means "great general"?
Shogun
Which Japenese religion had many denominations?
Buddhism
How was a line of succession to the title "Shogun" established?
In 1605, Ieyasu turned over the shogunate to his son and this established a line of succession.
Japan's seas have kept Japan in isolation from much of the world. True or false. If false rewrite false statement and make it true.
True
The religion of early Japan, Shinto, relvolved around ancient feudal rites. True or false. If false rewrite false statement and make it true.
False. Shinto revolved around nature.
The nobels who owned large estates became known as daimyo. True or false. If false rewrite false statement and make it true.
True
In the 1600s, poets in Japan often wrote haiku, poems with exactly 17 lines. True or false. If false rewrite false statement and make it true.
False. The haiku of Japan were poems that had 17 syllables.
Japanese warriors were called samurai, which means "those who rule." True or false. If false rewrite false statement and make it true.
False. Japanese warriors were called samurai, which means “those who serve.”
From 858-1185, memebers of the Fugiwara clan were often regents for the emperor. True or false. If false rewrite false statement and make it true.
True
What values characterized the court at Kyoto?
The Kyoto court was one of refined manners and tastes. The courtiers valued delicacy, and they admired art and beauty.
What role did Korea play in the spread of Chinese culture in Japan in the late 500s?
Buddhism spread from China to Korea in the 400s. In the 660s, the Korean Silla Kingdom sent Buddhist scholars and priests to Japan.
What were the positive effects of their lifestyles at court? What were the negative effects?
On the positive side, the courtiers helped Japanese culture to flourish. On the negative side, they lived lives of extravagance and ignored the poverty under which the rest of Japan lived.
What religion believed in breaking away?
Zen Buddhism