Heian period

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The Heian period (平安時代 Heian jidai?) is the last diveesion o classical Japanese history, runnin frae 794 tae 1185 A.D./C.E.[1] The period is named efter the caipital ceety o Heian-kyō, or modren Kyōto. It is the period in Japanese history when Buddhism, Taoism an ither Cheenese influences wur at thair hicht. The Heian period is an aa considered the peak o the Japanese imperial court an notit for its airt, especially poetry an leeteratur. Altho the Imperial Hoose o Japan haed pouer on the surface, the real pouer wis in the hands o the Fujiwara clan, a pouerfu aristocratic faimily who haed intermarried wi the imperial faimily. Mony emperors actually haed mithers frae the Fujiwara faimily.[2] Heian (平安?) means "peace an tranquility" in Japanese.

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