An Encyclopedia of Japanese History by Chris Spackman PDF

By Chris Spackman

ISBN-10: 0559116020

ISBN-13: 9780559116025

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The spirits of the dead are believed to return to earth at Bon. During this holiday, which generally lasts about three days, many people return to their hometowns to visit their families and say hello to their ancestors. Buddhism Bukkyo in Japanese. One of the two main religious influences on Japanese culture (Shintō is the other). C. in India and before he died he started a religion whose impact on Asia cannot be measured. Although it eventually died out in its native India, Buddhism spread to Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, as well as the countries of South East Asia.

The 6th Ashikaga shōgun. Son of Yoshimitsu, the third shōgun. Ashikaga Yoshitane Lived 30 July 1466 to 9 April 1523. Ruled 5 July 1490 to 29 June 1493. And again from 1 July 1508 to 25 Dec. 1521. Yoshitane was the 10th and 12th Ashikaga Shōgun. Also known as Yoshiki or Yoshitada. ). He fled and was replaced by Ashikaga Yoshizumi (page XXX). Ashikaga Yoshiteru Lived 10 March 1536 to 19 May 1565. Ruled 20 Dec. 1546 to 19 May 1565. 35 Ashikaga Yoshiteru The 13th Ashikaga Shogun. First son of Yoshiharu, the twelfth shōgun.

X), Chikuzen Province (pg. X), Higo Province (pg. X), Hyūga Province (pg. X), Ōita Prefecture (pg. X), Bunji Nengō: 1185--1189 Bunkan Died 1357 Bunka Nengō: 1804--1817 Bunki Nengō: 1501--1503 Bunkyū Nengō: 1861--1863. Bunnan Nengō: 1444--1448. aka Bun'an. Bun'ō Nengō: 1260. Bunreki Nengō: 1234 aka Bunryaku. 43 Bunroku Bunroku Nengō: 1592--1595 Bunryaku Nengō: 1234 aka Bunreki. Bunsei Nengō: 1818--1829 Bunshō Nengō: 1466. Buntoku-tennō see Montoku-tennō on page XXX. Bunwa Nengō of the Northern dynasty: 1352--1355 Bunya Family aka Fumiya Family Buretsu-tennō aka Ohatsuse-waka-sasagi.

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