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Week 7 Terms Amanda Stacy 1. Bushido a. 12 th Century b. The “way of the warrior”; the code of conduct by which samurai were expected to live. c. Physical hardship was accepted as routine, and soft living was despised as weak and unworthy. 2. Samurai a. 1185-1333 b. Samurai were the hereditary military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early modern Japan. c. They had high prestige and special privileges such as wearing two swords. A samurai and his lord had a double bond; in return for the samurai’s loyalty and service, the Lord granted him land or income. 3. Minamoto Yoritomo a. 1147-1199 b. Was the founder and the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan. c. Was of royal lineage, as he was a descendant of Seiwa, the emperor who reigned in the 9 th century. 4. Koryo Dynasty a. 935-1392 b. In Korean history, dynasty that ruled the Korean peninsula as the Koryo kingdom. c. The founder of the Koryo Dynasty attributed the dynasty’s success to the Buddha’s protection, and he and his successors were ardent patrons of the church.

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