Futagonoshima (両児島 – Isles) was, according to the Kojiki, the sixth and final island born after the Great Land of Eightfold Isles, inhabited by the Spirit Amefutaya. Located south of the Gotō Peninsula, it is now encompassed into Nagasaki Prefecture.1
The Nihongi does not give a name to this island, simply stating:
1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
2. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.
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