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Himejima (Kyushu)

Himejima (Kyushu)

See also: Himejima (disambiguous) Himejima Himejima is an island off the coast of Kyushu and may be the island referred to in the Kojiki as the fourth of six islands made after the Great Land of Eightfold Isles inhabited by the Spirit Amehitotsune.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav[...]

Himejima (Naniwa)

Himejima (Naniwa)

See also: Himejima (disambiguous) Himejima Himejima is an island off the coast from the ancient port of Naniwa and may be the island referred to in the Kojiki as the fourth of six islands made after the Great Land of Eightfold Isles inhabited by the Spirit Amehitotsune. The island was[...]

Himejima

Himejima

Himejima Himejima (Lady Isle) may refer to one of two islands. Both are possibilities for the island mentioned in the Kojiki as the fourth of six islands created by Izanami and Izanagi after making the Great Land of Eightfold Isles. This island said to be inhabited by the Spirit Amehitotsune.[...]

Emperor Nintoku

Emperor Nintoku

Reign: 313-400AD Period: Kofun Period Family: – Burial Place: Kofun in Osaka Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Ojin * Successor Emperor Richu Emperor Nintoku Emperor Nintoku (仁徳天皇) is said to have come to the throne after a succession dispute. He is the sixteenth Emperor of Japan. It is believed that[...]

Izanagi

Izanagi

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Japan Family: Izanami (sister/wife) Awokashikine (mother) Aha Nagi (father) Children (numerous – see below) Izanagi Izanagi (伊邪那岐 or 伊弉諾, He Who Beckons2) was the brother and husband of Izanami, born as the 7th Generation of kami. Through sexual congress, the two of them gave birth to[...]

Izanami

Izanami

Affiliation: Shinto Kami of: Japan Family: Izanagi (brother/husband) Awokashikine (mother) Numerous children (see below) Izanami Izanami (伊弉冉尊 or 伊邪那美命, She Who Beckons2) was the sister and wife of Izanagi, born as the 7th Generation of kami. Through sexual congress, the two of them gave birth to Japan, the seas, mountains,[...]

Amehitotsune

Amehitotsune

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Himejima Family: Izanami (mother) Izanagi (father) Amehitotsune Amehitotsune (天一根 – Single Root of Heaven) was the Spirit which inhabited the island of Himejima, according to the Kojiki. Nothing more is mentioned of her.1 The Nihongi does not give a name to this deity, simply stating Izanami[...]