Ancient Japanese Emperors

BY: Irene, Alyssa, Abigail, Amy, Rosalie

FACTS

  • The emperor is the head of the imperial family, and the head of the state.
  • The Japanese emperor is called Tenno. Which means heavily sovereign.
  • The people of Japan thought that only the emperor could communicate with the gods.
  • Japanese emperors have nearly always been controlled by external political forces to varying in degrees.
  • The emperors of Japan barely take on a role.
  • The emperor began to be called " The Sun of Heaven. "


The picture to the right shows a Japanese emperor named " Kanmu "