An Imperial Court (or imperial court) is the noble court of an empire (see List of empires).
- The imperial court (Holy Roman Empire) of the Holy Roman Empire.
- The noble court of an Emperor of China, Emperor of Japan, Emperor of Ethiopia, Emperor of Austria, Emperor of India, Emperor of Persia, etc.
- The pre-Meiji period Imperial Court in Kyoto
- The noble courts of the Roman Empire, German Empire, Austro-Hungarian Empire, Ottoman Empire, Zulu Empire, Mughal Empire, Byzantine Empire, etc.
In addition, the idea of an "Imperial Court" has given its name to:
- Imperial Court System, non-profit organization in North America
- Imperial Courts, Los Angeles, California, public housing
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... The Nanboku-chō period (南北朝時代, Nanboku-chō jidai?, "South and North courts period", also known as the Northern and Southern Courts period), spanning ... During this period, there existed a Northern Imperial Court, established by Ashikaga Takauji in Kyoto, and a Southern Imperial Court, established by Emperor Go-Daigo ... Ideologically, the two courts fought for fifty years, with the South giving up to the North in 1392 ...
... It is considered the peak of the Japanese imperial court and noted for its art, especially its poetry and literature ... Political power in the imperial court was in the hands of powerful aristocratic families (kuge), especially the Fujiwara clan, who ruled under the titles Sesshō and Kampaku (imperial regents) ... The Fujiwara clan obtained almost complete control over the imperial family ...
... Bidisa Rizuka "Rizu" fa Dalach is the Imperial Mistress of Wardrobe, a young courtier who Empress Berenene assigns to Sandry's entourage ... Ishabal Ladyhammer is a war-mage and the head of the Imperial mages ... Because of her power and rank she is called "the Imperial will." She casts a curse on Tris and tries to keep the four mages from crossing the Namornese border ...
... The central government of the Roman Empire consisted of the Imperial Court ... From his presence all imperial authority flowed, both civil and military ... the Empire, the Emperor was attended by numerous Court officials ("comes" or "counts") ...
... In 1070, he participated in the imperial examination and was a jinshi (the top successful candidate) ... He supported the conservative faction in the imperial court, headed by Sima Guang, and won the praise of Sima ... with the eunuch-general Tong Guan to win back his place in the imperial court ...
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