Crest of the Imperial Chrysanthemum Throne.


Azaminoiribime (薊瓊入媛) was the daughter of Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi.12

She is summoned to the Emperor in the nihongi alongside her sisters Matonuhime, Hibasuhime, Nubatanoiribika and Takanohime by the Emperor after his first wife, Sahobime, recommended them as future marriage candidates.

She was then made one of his concubines and together they had Ikobayawake and Azamitsuhime.123


1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
2. Chamberlain, B. H. (1932) “Translation of the Kojiki.” Kobe: J.L. Thompson & Co.
3. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.

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