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n╗_ ~ -i 1 — Five-storied pagoda of the Daigo-ji, Kyoto, 951, Late Heian period.
Orion Press— SCALA are the Kanjo-in (ordination hall) of the Ky66gokoku-ji,
built in about 843; the main hall of the Kanshin-ji in Osaka, built sometime
Detail of the "Choju Giga" ("Scrolls of Frolicking Animals") attributed to Kakuyu,
also known as Toba Sojo (1053-1140), Late Heian period. The playful animals
parody the dignified Buddhist priesthood. By courtesy of the Kozan-ji, Kyoto ...
The court nobles in Kyoto, overpowered by the warrior class, could no longer live
as luxuriously as they had during the Heian period. Their houses were smaller,
and interior furnishings became less extravagant. In style, however, they retained
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