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Suruga Province (駿河国) was one of the many provinces of Japan.
Yamato Takeru was tasked to go subdue the Yemishi who lived on the periphery of the realm, on his way he travels through Suruga according to the Nihongi. However the Kojiki states he went through Sagami Province. Here a chieftain tries to kill him with a grass fire, however, he is unsuccesful and Yamato Takeru kills him.12
1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.
2. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
3. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.
|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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