Fujiwara no Masatsune

Fujiwara no Masatsune
Fujiwara no Masatsune

Fujiwara no Masatsune

Fujiwara no Masatsune (藤原雅経) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan and founder of the Asukai Family. He lived from 1170-1221. In his time he was a prolific kemari player.

In 1201, he helped in the compiliation of the sengohyaku ban uta awase, a poetic collection on 1500 linked waka poems as well as helping compile the Shin kokin shū.1

Footnotes

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

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