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What influence did other cultures have on Japan?

What influence did other cultures have on Japan?

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  • TOPIC: More About Japanese Culture EQ: What influence did other cultures have on Japan?
  • How did Chinese characters affect Japanese Language? • Ancient Japanese only spoken –No writing system –Overtime, Japanese scholars adapted Chinese symbols to write own lang.
  • Japanese Sculptures: Carving methods traveled to Japan from China and Korea • Archeologists found examples of Japanese burial spots that have clay figures of warriors, ladies, objects like boats • Meant to protect dead • Once Buddhism moved to Japan, sculpting changed View slide
  • Chinese Sculpture • Stone image of Buddha • Faint smile, elaborate clothing • Position of statue show he is “Buddha of future” View slide
  • Korean Buddha Sculpture • Cast in bronze • Similar expression • Chinese and Korean immigrants first to create religious statues like this
  • Japanese Buddha Sculpture • Near Horyuji Temple in Nara, Japan • Used more wood • Hands are in a different position • Expression different
  • What is Japanese music like? • Japanese music made of poem chants, war songs, Shinto prayers – Used string instruments – Flutes, percussion • Used a Chinese instrument called a Sheng – Mouth organ, looked like phoenix, mythical bird!
  • How did China/ India influence Japanese Architecture? • Temple designs that started in India, spread to China and then Japan • Chinese created structures called pagodas – Tower shaped structure with roof, stories • May have inspired Shinto priests to build shrines – Shinto = original religion of Japan, respect for cleanliness, nature