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Empress Suiko of Japan

An index of resources on Empress Suiko, ruler of Japan, in whose reign Buddhism became more prominent and China's influence increased.
  1. Eastern Religions
  2. Women of Japan
  3. Rulers, Queens, Empresses

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."

Eclipse History
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.

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