Fujiwara no Morozane

Fujiwara no Morozane

Fujiwara no Morozane

Fujiwara no Morozane (藤原 師実) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was also known as Go-Uji Nyūdō and Kyōgoku Kampaku.

He was the son of Fujiwara no Yorimichi living from 1042-1101 and during his lifetime held the positions of kampaku in 1075, sesshō in 1087 and dajō daijin under the Emperors Go-Reizei, Shirakawa and Horikawa.

He is known for writing a memoir titled kyōgoku kampaku-ki as well as several poems.1

Footnotes

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

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