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Asuka period

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Yamato period
---Kofun period
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Nara period
Heian period
Kamakura period
Muromachi period
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The Asuka period is the period in Japanese history occurring from 538 A.D. - 710 A.D. The arrival of Buddhism marked a change in Japanese society and it affected the Yamato government as well.

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The Yamato state evolved much during the Asuka period, which is named after the Asuka region, south of modern Nara, the site of numerous temporary imperial capitals established during the period. The Asuka period is known for its significant artistic, social, and political transformations, which had their origins in the late Kofun period.

Artistically, the term Tori Style is often used for the Asuka period. This is from the Chinese sculptor Kuratsukuri Tori, who brought the Chinese Northern Wei style to Japan.


This period is part of the Yamato period of Japanese History.

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