Fujiwara no Oguromaro

Fujiwara no Oguromaro

Fujiwara no Oguromaro

Fujiwara no Oguromaro (藤原 小黒麻呂) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan.

He lived from 733-794, was the son of Fujiwara no Fusasaki and held the title of dainagon at court.

As Commander of the Imperial Army he was sent to fight the Ezo People and in 780 recieved the titles of Ise no Kami and Mutsu no Kami.1

Footnotes

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

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