The Yamato Clan and the Heian Period

Yamato Clan

The Yamato Clan is known as the birthplace of the Japanese political state. The Rulers of the Yamato clan were usually religious heads and they contributed to the government. The Yamato Clan also believed that they were descendants of the sun goddess  so they became and imperial dynasty.


The Heian Period

The People of the Yamato Clan lived in beautiful houses and palaces, and their culture flourished. They started painting, making poetry, writing books, and wrote short tails. They really absorbed their culture from the countries around them.


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