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This powerful new class of local magnates was called daimyo ( domain lords )
and soon began to challenge the authority of the Hõjó regents in the bakufu . The
Ashikaga , Sasaki , Shõni , and Shimazu families were among the most powerful
Algest the existence of councils and synods but their compo - though the Second
Commandment ( Ex . 20 : 4 ; Deut . sition and authority are also uncertain .
Around 1000 a 5 : 8 ) , “ You shall not make yourself a graven image , or synod
Grand viziers who were supposed to represent the Sultan ' s absolute power had
virtually become dependent on the Palace and the Janissary corps , or provincial
forces , with the result that there was a lack of authority and complete disorder ...
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