HomeSearch for registered assetShimabara/Amakusa沖田畷古戦場跡
During the Warring States period, feudal lords in Japan were competing against one another and were therefore eager to attract Portuguese trade. This provided an opportunity for Christianity to be spread within their domains.
1549 - 1644
The Arrival and Flourishing of Christianity
The Ban on Christianity and the Secret Transmission of the Faith
The Opening of Japan and the Discovery of the Hidden Christians The Lifting of the Ban and the Revival of Christianity