Empress Suiko of Japan
Suiko - Empress Suiko of Japan - Biography of Suiko
A biography of Empress Suiko, ruler of Japan, in whose reign Buddhism became more prominent and China's influence increased.
Buddhism's Introduction into Japan
Suiko's "reign marks a high point in the development of Buddhism in the pre-Nara period."
Mentions that Suiko's death was attributed to a total eclipse.
Kofun of Empress Suiko?
Archeologists believe that this grave may be that of Suiko.
Role and Social Status of Women in Early Japan
Includes a mention of Empress Suiko and the transition to Buddhism, introducing the idea that only men could win salvation.