Heian period


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History of Japan

The Heian period (平安時代, Heian jidai) is a time in the Japanese history from 794 to 1185. This grouping of years is named after city of Heian-kyō, which is the early name of present day Kyoto.[1]

History

The Heian period began in 794 when the capital of Japan was moved to Heian-kyō. It lasted until 1185, which is the beginning of the Kamakura period.[2]

In this period Kyoto was the center of Japanese culture. It was also in this period that the first known novel was published. Its author was a woman. Poetry was very popular in Heian-kyo at the time.

Other Languages
العربية: فترة هييآن
asturianu: Periodu Heian
বাংলা: হেইআন যুগ
Bân-lâm-gú: Heian sî-tāi
čeština: Období Heian
Deutsch: Heian-Zeit
English: Heian period
español: Período Heian
Esperanto: Epoko Heian
français: Époque de Heian
한국어: 헤이안 시대
Bahasa Indonesia: Zaman Heian
italiano: Periodo Heian
magyar: Heian-kor
Bahasa Melayu: Zaman Heian
Nederlands: Heianperiode
日本語: 平安時代
polski: Heian
português: Período Heian
română: Perioada Heian
русский: Период Хэйан
slovenčina: Obdobie Heian
slovenščina: Obdobje Hej'an
српски / srpski: Хејан период
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Heianski period
svenska: Heian
Tagalog: Heian
Türkçe: Heian dönemi
українська: Період Хейан
Tiếng Việt: Thời kỳ Heian
文言: 平安時代
Winaray: Panahon Heian
吴语: 平安时代
粵語: 平安時代
中文: 平安时代