Kamakura Era

Step into the grandeur of the Kamakura Era and uncover its rich history and cultural wonders. Discover the remarkable achievements and captivating stories of this iconic period in Japanese history.
Before the Tokugawa Shogunate, before the feudal era, before the classical Heian period where Japanese culture blossomed, before Buddhism was known in Japan, there was an ancient Japan, a time when true Japanese-ness came into being. An agricultural people from mainland Asia, the Yamato, settled in Japan and began rapidly conquering the island from its aborigines. The mix of new and old cultures would become the ur-Japanese. This image depicts some of the first recognizably Japanese people. Yayoi Period, Yayoi Era, Ancient Japanese Clothing, Warriors Illustration, Japanese Costume, Historical Warriors, Ancient Japan, Ancient Warfare, Historical Armor

Before the Tokugawa Shogunate, before the feudal era, before the classical Heian period where Japanese culture blossomed, before Buddhism was known in Japan, there was an ancient Japan, a time when true Japanese-ness came into being. An agricultural people from mainland Asia, the Yamato, settled in Japan and began rapidly conquering the island from its aborigines. The mix of new and old cultures would become the ur-Japanese. This image depicts some of the first recognizably Japanese people.

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Minamoto no Yoshitomo (源 義朝) (1123-1160) was the head of the Minamoto clan and a general of the late Heian period of Japanese history. His son Minamoto no Yoritomo became shōgun and founded the Kamakura shogunate, the first shogunate in the history of Japan.His Dharma name was Shōjō Juin (勝定寿院). Heian Period, Japan Heian Period, History Of Japan, Kamakura Japan, Kamakura Period, Japanese Paintings, Heian Era, Japanese Graphic, Ancient Armor

Minamoto no Yoshitomo (源 義朝) (1123-1160) was the head of the Minamoto clan and a general of the late Heian period of Japanese history. His son Minamoto no Yoritomo became shōgun and founded the Kamakura shogunate, the first shogunate in the history of Japan.His Dharma name was Shōjō Juin (勝定寿院).

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