Early Japan Landmark Events

297 Wei Chronicle mentions Land of Wa and Yamataikoku led by Himiko

Late Kofun Transitions--300-450 AD--Horseriders?

552 AD Introduction of Buddhism

604 AD Prince Shotoku and his 17 Article Constitution

646 Taika Reforms

701 Taiho Codes or Ritsu-Ryo System

710 Captial moved to Nara

712 Kojiki compiled

720 Nihon shoki compiled

758 Manyoshu--poetic anthology--compiled

794 captal moved to Kyoto

905 Kokinshu, 1st Imperial Poetry anthology compiled