Nakatomi no Omimaro

Nakatomi no Omimaro

Nakatomi no Omimaro (中臣 意美麻呂) was a member of the Nakatomi Clan and nephew to Nakatomi no Kamatari. He died in 711AD.

When his uncle founded the Fujiwara Clan, Omimaro kept the Nakatomi name going, later becoming Head of the National Shrines of Ise.1


1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.

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