Medieval Europe 814-1350: World Events Research Article from World Eras

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Civil war breaks out in Japan as retired emperor Sutoku attempts unsuccessfully to regain power from his brother, reigning emperor Go-Shirakawa. The emperor is backed by warriors led by Taira Kiyomori and by the Fujiwaras, who—despite their support of the winning side—continue to lose influence, as the Taira family begins its ascent.

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