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Gonki (権記) also known as Yukinari Kyōki, was the diary of Fujiwara no Yukinari. Its name is created from one of the posts Yukinari held (that of gon dainagon).

The diary covers the years of 991-1011AD and has alllowed us to better understand the court life and politics during Fujiwara rule.1


1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.

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