Kamakura period
The Kamakura period (鎌倉時代, Kamakura jidai, 1185–1333) is a period of Japanese history that marks the governance by the Kamakura shogunate, officially established in 1192 AD in Kamakura, by the...
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Mongol invasions of Japan
The Mongols sent a large amphibious force at Takata Bay. At first were victorious but a typhoon named Kamikaze destroyed their fleet.
Mongol invasions of Japan
The Mongol invasions of Japan (元寇, Genkō) of 1274 and 1281 were major military efforts undertaken by Kublai Khan to conquer the Japanese islands after the submission of Goryeo (Korea) to vassa...
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Fujiwara no Motofusa
Fujiwara no Motofusa (藤原 基房, 1144 – February 1, 1230) was an imperial regent in the late 12th century, serving both Emperor Rokujō and Emperor Takakura. He was also called Matsudono Motofusa (...
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Kublai Khan
Kublai Khan (/ˈkuːblaɪ ˈkɑːn/; Mongolian: Хубилай хаан, ᠬᠦᠪᠢᠯᠠᠢ ᠬᠠᠭᠠᠨ Xubilaĭ xaan; Middle Mongolian: Qubilai Qaγan, "King Qubilai"; September 23, 1215 – February 18, 1294), born Kublai (...
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Shōō (Kamakura period)
Shōō (正応) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kōan and before Einin. This period spanned the years from April 1288 through August 1293. The reigning emperor was ...
List of Important Cultural Properties of Japan (Kamakura period: structures)
This list is of Japanese structures dating from the Kamakura period (1185-1333) that have been designated Important Cultural Properties (including *National Treasures).
91 properties with 97 compo...
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Shōji (era)
Shōji (正治) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kenkyū and before Kennin. This period spanned the years from April 1199 through February 1201. The reigning empero...
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Shinchokusen Wakashū
Shinchokusen Wakashū (新勅撰和歌集, "New Imperial Collection"), abbreviated as Shinchokusenshū, is an imperial anthology of Japanese waka, initially compiled in ~1234 CE at the behest of the Retired...
Emperor Go-Horikawa
Emperor Go-Horikawa (後堀河天皇, Go-Horikawa-tennō) (March 22, 1212 – August 31, 1234) was the 86th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. This reign spanned the years ...
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Konoe Motomichi
Konoe Motomichi (近衛 基通, 1160 – July 8, 1233) was a Kugyō (high-ranking Japanese official) from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period. His father was Motozane, the founder of Konoe fam...
Tankei
Tankei (湛慶 1173 – June 13, 1256) was a Japanese sculptor of the Kei school, which flourished in the Kamakura period. He was the student of and eldest son of the master sculptor Unkei.
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Shōka
Shōka (正嘉) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kōgen and before Shōgen. This period spanned the years from March 1257 to March 1259. The reigning emperor was Go-...
Hatakeyama Shigeyasu
Hatakeyama Rokurō Shigeyasu (畠山 六郎 重保) was a Kamakura period warrior who fell victim of political intrigue in 1205. The grave under a tabu no ki tree near the Yuigahama end of Wakamiya Ōji Avenue...
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Shokusenzai Wakashū
The Shokusenzai Wakashū (続千載和歌集, "Waka Collection of a Thousand Years Continued", a title which recollects the Senzai Wakashū) is a Japanese imperial anthology of waka poetry. It was finished some...
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Matsudono Moroie
Matsudono Moroie (松殿 師家, July 12, 1172 - November 11, 1238), third son of Matsudono Motofusa, was a kugyo (high-ranking Japanese official) from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period. ...
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Shōhei
Shōhei (正平) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) of the Southern Court during the Era of Northern and Southern Courts after Kōkoku and before Kentoku. This period spanned the years...
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Konoe Tsunehira
Konoe Tsunehira (近衛 経平, 1287 – 1318), son of Iemoto, was a kugyō or Japanese court noble of the Kamakura period (1185–1333). He did not hold regent positions kampaku and sessho. Mototsugu wa...
Pacific War
The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theatre of World War II which was fought in the Pacific and East Asia. It was fought over a vast area which included the Pacific Ocean a...
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Tetsugyū Enshin
Tetsugyū Enshin (鉄牛円心) (1254 – 1326) was a Buddhist monk of the Tōfuku-ji Rinzai school and follower of Enni. He is celebrated as the founder of Kōmyōzen-ji (光明禅寺) in Chikuzen Province, ...
Minamoto no Yoshishige
Minamoto no Yoshishige (源 義重) (1135–1202) was the progenitor of the Nitta branch family of the Minamoto samurai clan, who fought alongside the Minamoto in the Genpei War. He is also known as Nitta Tar...
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Ichijō Ietsune
Ichijō Ietsune (一条 家経, December 22, 1248 – January 8, 1293), son of regent Sanetsune, was a kugyō or Japanese court noble of the Kamakura period (1185–1333). He held a regent position sesshō...
Kikuchi Takefusa
Kikuchi Takefusa (菊池 武房, 1245 – March 26, 1285)Kikuchi Jiro Takefusa was the second son of Takayasu. In 1274 during the first Mongol invasion (Bunye) he fought with his brother Aritaka and were aw...
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Ogata
Ogata is a Japanese surname.Some of the people named Ogata are:
Engaku-ji
Zuirokuzan Engaku Kōshō Zenji (瑞鹿山円覚興聖禅寺), or Engaku-ji (円覚寺), is one of the most important Zen Buddhist temple complexes in Japan and is ranked second among Kamakura's Five Mountains. It is situ...
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Gyōi
Gyōi (行 意, 1177? - December 29, 1217), son of Fujiwara no Motofusa, was a Japanese poet and Buddhist monk of the late Heian, early Kamakura periods. Also known as 山科僧正, he is a member of New Thirt...
Prince Munetaka
Prince Munetaka (宗尊親王) (December 15, 1242 – September 2, 1274) was the sixth shogun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan who reigned from 1252 to 1266.He was the first son of the Emperor Go-Saga and rep...
Hōjō Shigetoki
Note:There were other Hojo Shigetoki within the ruling family, but with different characters.Hōjō Shigetoki (北条重時) (July 11, 1198 – November 26, 1261) was a Japanese samurai of the Kamakura period...
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Chōgen (monk)
Chōgen (重源) (1121-1206), also known as Shunjōbō Chōgen (俊乗坊重源), was a Japanese Buddhist monk. From 1181 he devoted twenty-five years of his life to the endowment and rebuilding of Tōdai-ji aft...
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