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Futagonoshima

Futagonoshima

Co-ordinates: – Region: Kyushu Prefecture: Nagasaki Prefecture Futagonoshima Futagonoshima (両児島 – Isles) was, according to the Kojiki, the sixth and final island born after the Great Land of Eightfold Isles, inhabited by the Spirit Amefutaya. Located south of the Gotō Peninsula, it is now encompassed into Nagasaki Prefecture.1 The Nihongi[...]

Amefutaya

Amefutaya

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Futagonoshima Family: Izanami (mother) Izanagi (father) Amefutaya Amefutaya (天両屋 – Twin Huts of Heaven) was the Spirit which inhabited the island of Futagonoshima, according to the Kojiki. Nothing more is mentioned of him.1 The Nihongi does not give a name to this deity, simply stating Izanami[...]