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Crest of the Imperial Chrysanthemum Throne.


Shikitsuhiko was a son of Emperor Annei and Nunasoko Nakatsuhime. This is related in the Kojiki as well as an alternative version of the Nihongi.12

The main narrative of the Nihongi makes no mention of him.

The Kojiki gives further details of this man stating he had two sons. One was known as Wachitsumi, and the other we do not know the name of as his name is listed as ‘Descendant’ in the Kojiki.3

He is said to have been the ancestor of the Witsukahi no Muraji.2


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

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