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Encyclopedia > Mononobe clan

Mononobe clan (物部氏; mononobe-shi) was an old Japanese clan of Yamato period. Soga clan was its archrival. This is a list of of Japanese clans: Abe clan of Mikawa Adachi clan Amago clan Asakura clan Asano Ashikaga clan Ashina Azai Chiba clan Chousokabe Date clan Doi clan Fujiwara clan Hachisuka Hatakeyama Hayashi clan Hojo clan late Hojo clan Hosokawa clan Kikkawa Kiso Kitabatake Kyogoku Maeda clan Minamoto... History of Japan Paleolithic Jomon Yayoi Yamato period ---Kofun period ---Asuka period Nara period Heian period Kamakura period Muromachi period Azuchi-Momoyama period ---Nanban period Edo period Meiji period Taisho period Showa period ---Japanese expansionism ---Occupied Japan ---Post-Occupation Japan Heisei The Yamato period (大和) (better known as the Kofun... The Soga clan was one of the most powerful clans in Yamato Japan. ...


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Japan to 1615 by Sanderson Beck (17262 words)
The Nakatomi, steeped in native Shinto ritual, and the Mononobe clan of warriors opposed Buddhism; but it was supported by their rival Soga clan, who advocated opposing Silla.
Emperor Takakura abdicated and was succeeded by the infant Antoku.
Her father Tametoki was in the Fujiwara clan and became governor of Echizen about 996 and later of Echigo; in 1016 he retired from government and became a Buddhist priest, outliving his daughter Murasaki.
Mononobe clan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (243 words)
Mononobe clan (物部氏; Mononobe-shi) was an old Japanese clan of the Yamato period, which is known for its military opposition to the Soga clan.
The Mononobe were opposed to the spread of Buddhism, not on religious grounds, but more so as the result of feelings of nationalism and a degree of xenophobia.
The conflict came to a head at the battle of Shigisen in the year 587, where the Mononobe clan were defeated and crushed, leaving few obstacles against the further spread of Buddhism into Japan.
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