Miyazu Hime

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Prince Mayowa
Symbol of the Chrysanthemum Throne.
  • Period: Legendery Period
  • Occupation: Princess
  • Family: Yamato Takeru (husband)

Miyazu Hime

Miyazu Hime was a Princess living in the land of Owari. Yamato Takeru visits her before going to subdue the Emishi promising to marry her upon his return. When he returns, they do marry. Yamato then leaving for one last exploit which leads to his death, leaving her widowed.1

Footnotes

1. Littleton. C.S. (1995) “Yamato-takeru: An Arthurian Hero in Japanese Tradition”. Asian Folklore Studies, Vol. 54, No.2, pp.259-274.

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Miyazu Hime