Hinamori the Elder

Hinamori the Elder

    • Period: Legendary Period
    • Occupation: Minister?
    • Family: Hinamori the Younger (brother)
    • Birth: –
    • Death: –

Hinamori the Elder

Hinamori the Elder is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Keikō in the nihongi.

In the 18th year of his reign, during his time touring around Tsukushi, the Emperor sees a group of men on the banks of the rive Ihase. He sends the Younger and Elder brothers to ask who they are. The younger of the two returns saying it is Idzumihime the kimi of Murokata.

Following this they banquet together.1


1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.

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