Japan4 - Kamakura and Muromachi April 4 April 9 2007 Kamakura 1185-1333 End of Heian in Genpei Civil War(1180-1185 between Imperial Family Fujiwara

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Kamakura and Muromachi April 4 – April 9, 2007 
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Kamakura 1185-1333 • End of Heian in Genpei Civil War (1180-1185)  between Imperial Family, Fujiwara, and the military  clans Taira and Minamoto • Minamoto prevailed, set up bakufu government—ruling  in the name of the Emperor – 1192, Emperor gave Minamoto no Yoritomo the title of  Shogun (Barbarian Subduing Supreme General) • Rule from Kamakura • After death of Yoritomo in 1199, Hōjō regents • Introduction of Zen Buddhism, c. 1191 • Mongol invasions 1274, 1281
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Ashikaga-Muromachi 1333-1573 • Emperor Go-Daigo restored imperial power, 1333 • Kemmu Restoration 1334 • Ashikaga Takauji capture Kyoto in 1336 • Emperor Go-Daigo fled south – Nambukucho (1336-1392) • 1338, Ashikaga Takauji made himself shogun • Not really unified—power in hands of the samurai or  daimyo (feudal lords) • Chinese influence resurges
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Armor (Yoroi) Late Kamakura, early 14 th  century
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Tankei Basū-sen Kamakura, early 13 th  century
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Tankei Mawara-nyo Kamakura, early 13 th  century
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Unkei Muchaku Kamakura, 1208-1212
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ART 186 taught by Professor Turner during the Spring '07 term at Miami University.

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Japan4 - Kamakura and Muromachi April 4 April 9 2007 Kamakura 1185-1333 End of Heian in Genpei Civil War(1180-1185 between Imperial Family Fujiwara

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