See also: Provinces
Izumi Province (和泉国) was one of the many provinces in Japan. It is now included in Osaka.
Reign of Emperor Sujin
During his reign there was a plague which ravaged the country. To aleviate it he was instructed to find Ohotataneko and make him the head of the shrine of Ōkuninushi He was eventually found in the village of Siyu in this province.3
1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
2. Borgen, R. (1975) “The Origins of the Sugawara. A History of the Haji Family”. Monumenta Nipponica. Vol.30 No.4 pp.405-422
3. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.
|Kinai||Izumi * Kawachi * Settsu * Yamashiro * Yamato|
|Tōsandō||Dewa * Hida * Kōzuke * Mino * Mutsu * Omi * Shimotsuke * Shinano|
|Hokurikudō||Echigo * Echizen * Etchū * Kaga * Koshi * Wakasa|
|San’indō||Hōki * Inaba * Izumo * Tajima * Tamba * Tango|
|Tōkaidō||Ise * Kai * Kazusa * Mikawa * Owari * Sagami * Shimōsa * Suruga * Tōtōmi|
|Nankaidō||Awa * Iyo * Kii * Sanuki * Tosa|
|San’yōdō||Aki * Harima * Mimasaka|
|Saikaidaō||Bungo * Chikuzen * Hizen * Hyūga * Iki * Tsushima|
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