Tibet and central asia g japanese monk ennin studied

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Tibet, and Central Asia g. Japanese monk Ennin studied Buddhism in China and returned to Japan to form Tendai Buddhism h. Jomon and Yayoi tribal groups dominated prehistoric Japan i. Tomb culture unified Japan j. Rise of Japanese state coincided with the Three Kingdoms era in Korea k. Japanese Buddhists saw Prince Shotoku as the founder of Buddhism in Japan, as Christians l. Imperial line justified itself by embracing a tradition that sacralized Japanese state and society i. Adopted both Buddhism and Shintoism 8. Compare and contrast Christian communities in western Europe to those in eastern Europe and the Byzantine Empire. What factors contributed to each region’s distinctiveness? a. charlamage controlled west b. less than 50 million people c. large armies d. have them baptised
e. west catholic chruch took over lots of functions and role of former roman empire f. christianity more accessible to roman empire g. latin was a sacred language and honored those who knew it h. By 1000, two Christianities existed i. Confident “borderland” Catholicism of western Europe ii. An ancient Greek Orthodoxy i. The survival of the Christian empire of the east i. Several attempts were made to capture the eastern Christian empire in Constantinople ii. Greek fire very effective against Muslim fleets j. Like Islam, the Christian world was divided, though in two distinct regions: western and eastern Christianity i. Differences not doctrinal, as with Shia and Sunni Islam ii. Christian differences were in heritage, customs, and levels of perceived “civilization” k. bizyntine i. constantly in war with baghdad ii. very centralized 1. emperor has army and can exert his will to an extent 9. Analyze the Vikings’ Impact on world history during this era. How did they shape developments in the Christian world especially? a. Viking motive simple: “to be on the warpath” b. Successful because of technological advantage: their ships c. Viking efforts in eastern Europe had lasting effects d. Christianity expanded its geographic reach to new frontiers i. Growing religious homogeneity and common faith increased in western Christendom ii. exploited charlemagne's regime iii. road up rivers in northern europe and killed people iv. formed trade routes and created the navel something that opened up the baltic sea

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