CHRONOLOGY

538

Buddhism enters Japan from Baekje one of the three Kingdoms of Korea launching Asuka Period 592 - 710

c 400

Confucianism enters Japan from Baekje with Buddhism it forms the basis of the government reforms from 601

 

GLOSSARY

Baekje

SW Korean kingdom 18 BC - 660 AD

included Kayu partly occupied by Japan as Minama and already early friction

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