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Man’yōshū The Man’yōshū (万葉集) is an important literary collection of Japanese poetry. Surviving Examples The oldest surviving example of this document is known as the katsura-bon (桂本) which dates to the mid-Heian period.1 Compilation It is generally unknown how the entire piece was compiled, though the Japanese at this time[...]
Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet, Monk Family: Fujiwara no Akisuke (father) Birth: c.1130 / c.1160 Death: c.1210 / c.1207 Kenshō Kenshō (顕昭) (c.1130-12101 / c.1160-12072 ) was the adopted son of Fujiwara no Akisuke and was both poet and Buddhist monk during his lifetime.12 He acted as leader of the[...]
Fujiwara no AkisukeFujiwara no Akisuke
Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet Family: Fujiwara no Akisue (father) Fujiwara no Kiyosuke (son) Kenshō (adopted son) Birth: 1090AD Death: 1155AD Fujiwara no Akisuke Fujiwara no Akisuke (藤原顕輔) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1090-1155AD. He was the son of Fujiwara no Akisue, father of Fujiwara no[...]