Medieval Japan

Timeline created by Chloe Silk
In History
  • 500

    Japan has contact with China

    Japan has contact with China
  • Jan 1, 600

    Buddhism, Confucianism and Chinese writing are adopted

    Buddhism, Confucianism and Chinese writing are adopted
  • Jan 1, 710

    The imperial court is established at Nara

    The imperial court is established at Nara
  • Jan 1, 794

    Heian period begins

    Heian period begins
    A time of cultural and artistic development.
  • Jan 1, 1192

    Yoritomo becomes shogun

    Yoritomo becomes shogun
    Japan is ruled by a military style government; the mongols invade
  • Jan 1, 1333

    Japan is briefly under imperial rule

    Japan is briefly under imperial rule
  • Jan 1, 1336

    First contact with Europeans

    First contact with Europeans
  • Jan 1, 1543

    Portuguese traders arrive in Japan

    Portuguese traders arrive in Japan
  • Jan 1, 1576

    The shogunless period begins

    The shogunless period begins
  • Japan closes its door to the west

    Japan closes its door to the west
    Military rule
  • Period:
    500
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