Hikosajima

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Hikosajima
Crest of the Imperial Chrysanthemum Throne.

Hikosajima

Hikosajima (彦狭島命) was the son of Emperor Kōrei and Haeirodo12 and brother to Wakatakehiko.2

In the kojiki his name differs slightly to the nihongi where he is called Hikosamame.2

He is listed as the Ancestor of the Grandess of Uzhika in Harima.3

Footnotes

1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.
2. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
3. Chamberlain, B. H. (1932) “Translation of the Kojiki.” Kobe: J.L. Thompson & Co.

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