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Fujiwara no MomokawaFujiwara no Momokawa
Period: Nara Period Occupation: Minister Family: Fujiwara no Umakai (father) Fujiwara no Otsugu (son) Fujiwara no Tabiko (daughter) Fujiwara no Hirotsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Kiyonari (brother) Fujiwara no Kurajimaro (brother) Birth: 734 Death: 779 Fujiwara no Momokawa Fujiwara no Momokawa (藤原 百川) was a member of[...]
Jōgū Shōtoku Hōōtei setsuJōgū Shōtoku Hōōtei setsu
Jōgū Shōtoku Hōōtei setsu Jōgū Shōtoku Hōōtei setsu (上宮聖徳法王帝説 – Traditions concerning His Holiness, Prince Shōtoku) is a one volume piece of literature of unknown authorship concerning Shōtoku Taisha. Background The original document is said to have been housed in the temple of Hōryū-ji in Nara, however, the only remaining[...]
Period: Nara Period Occupation: Buddhist Monk Family: – Birth: – Death:- Dōkyō Dōkyō (道鏡) was a Buddhist Priest who lived during the Nara Period and the reign of Empress Kōken. At the time he was renowned as the medical authority and so when Kōken became ill he was called upon[...]
Emperor JunninEmperor Junnin
Reign: 758-764AD Period: Nara Period Family: Burial Place: – Order of Succession: Predecessor Empress Kōken * Successor Empress Shōtoku Emperor Junnin Emperor Junnin (淳仁天皇) was the 47th Emperor of Japan, nominated for the crown by Fujiwara no Nakamarō due to his blood ties to the Emperor, Nakamarō also forced the Crown[...]
Empress KōkenEmpress Kōken
Reign: 749-758AD, 764-770AD Period: Nara Period Family: Fujiwara no Asukabehime (mother) Emperor Shōmu (father) Burial Place: – Order of Succession: 1st Reign: Predecessor Emperor Shōmu * Successor Emperor Junnin 2nd Reign: Predecessor Emperor Junnin * Successor Emperor Kōnin Empress Kōken Empress Kōken (孝謙天皇) was the 46th Emperor of Japan, reigning from 749-758AD, returning[...]