Fujiwara no Kinkata

Mon of the Fujiwara Clan.

Fujiwara no Kinkata

Fujiwara no Kinkata (藤原 公賢) also known as Tōin Kinkata (洞院 公賢) was a statesman and member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1291-1360. In his life he held the position of Dajō daijin and wrote the Shūkaisho (a kind of encyclopedia) from 1320-1341. He also has a diary called Entairyaku.1


1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.

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Fujiwara no Kinkata