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Idzuhime

Idzuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: kimi Family: – Birth: – Death: – Idzuhime Idzuhime was said to have been the kimi of Murokata. She is seen during the reign of Emperor Keikō during his tour of Tsukushi where she is invited to a banquet with the Emperor.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G.[...]

Hinamori the Elder

Hinamori the Elder

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister? Family: Hinamori the Younger (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hinamori the Elder Hinamori the Elder is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Keikō in the nihongi. In the 18th year of his reign, during his time touring around Tsukushi, the Emperor sees a[...]

Hinamori the Younger

Hinamori the Younger

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister? Family: Hinamori the Elder (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hinamori the Younger Hinamori the Younger is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Keikō in the nihongi. In the 18th year of his reign, during his time touring around Tsukushi, the Emperor sees a[...]

Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko

Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Kagurohime (daugher) Yamato Takeru (great-grandfather) Birth: – Death: – Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko (須売伊呂大中日子王) was the great-grandson of Yamato Takeru and father to Kagurohime.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.[...]

Ohoyenomiko

Ohoyenomiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Kagurohime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Ohoyenomiko Ohoyenomiko (大江王) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Kagurohime. The kojiki says his mother was the daughter of Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko, who was the great-grandson of Yamato Takeru. This would have to be an error in[...]

Kagurohime

Kagurohime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Emperor Keikō (husband/great-great-grandfather?) Ohoyeonomiko (son) Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko (father) Birth: – Death: – Hikohitonoohoye Kagurohime (迦具漏比売) was one of several concubines of Emperor Keikō and together they had a son called Ohoyenomiko. The kojiki says she was the daughter of Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko who was the great-grandson of[...]

Hikohitonoohoye

Hikohitonoohoye

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Inabi no waka Iratsume (mother) Mawakanomiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hikohitonoohoye Hikohitonoohoye (彦人大兄命) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Inabi no waka Iratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia[...]

Mawakanomiko

Mawakanomiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Inabi no waka Iratsume (mother) Hikohitonoohoye (brother) Birth: – Death: – Mawakanomiko Mawakanomiko (真若王) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Inabi no waka Iratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York:[...]

Inabi no waka Iratsume

Inabi no waka Iratsume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (sister) Mawakanomiko (son) Hikohitonoohoye (son) Birth: – Death: – Inabi no waka iratsume Inabi no waka iratsume (伊那毘若郎女) was a concubine of Emperor Keikō and younger sister of Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume. With the Emperor[...]

Kamukushi

Kamukushi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (mother) Yamato Takeru (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Kushitsunuwake (brother) Ōsu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kamukushi Kamukushi (櫛角別王) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014)[...]

Kushitsunuwake

Kushitsunuwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (mother) Yamato Takeru (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Kushitsunuwake (brother) Ōsu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kushitsunuwake Kushitsunuwake (櫛角別王) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt.[...]

Wakakinoiribiko

Wakakinoiribiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Unknown mother Birth: – Death: – Wakakinoiribiko Wakakinoiribiko (若木之入日子王) is mentioned in the kojiki as the son of Emperor Keikō with an unnamed concubine.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York:[...]

Sonotakebime

Sonotakebime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Kunisewake (son) Toyotowake (son) Kunichiwake (son) Birth: – Death: – Sonotakebime Sonotakebime (襲武媛) was one of the several wives of Emperor Keikō. Together they had three sons by the name of Kunisewake, Toyotowake and Kunichiwake according to the nihongi.1 The kojiki list another[...]

Kunisewake

Kunisewake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Sonotakebime (mother) Toyotowake (brother) Kunichiwake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kunisewake Kunisewake (国背別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Sonotakebime.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.[...]

Ikahahime

Ikahahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation:- Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Kamikushi (son) Inasenoirihiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Ikahahime Ikahahime (五十河媛) was one of several wives of Emperor Keikō and together they had two sons by the names of Kamikushi and Inasenoirihiko.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the[...]

Ihonohime

Ihonohime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Midzuha no Iratsume (mother) Birth: – Death: – Ihonohime Ihonohime (五百野皇女) was the daughter of Emperor Keikō and Midzuha no Iratsume. The nihongi states that in the 20th year, Spring, 2nd month, 4th day of her fathers reign she made sacrifices[...]

Nunaki no Iratsume

Nunaki no Iratsume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Nunaki no Iratsume Nunaki no Iratsume was the daughter of Emperor[...]

Nunoshi no Iratsume

Nunoshi no Iratsume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Nunoshi no Iratsume Nunoshi no Iratsume (渟熨斗皇女) was the daughter[...]

Ōsuwake

Ōsuwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ōsuwake Ōsuwake (大酢別皇子) was the son of Emperor[...]

Wakayamatoneko

Wakayamatoneko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Wakayamatoneko Wakayamatoneko (稚倭根子皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō[...]

Takakinoirihime

Takakinoirihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Kibinoehiko (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Takakinoirihime Takakinoirihime (高城入姫皇女) was the daughter of Emperor[...]

Kibinoehiko

Kibinoehiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Kibinoehiko Kibinoehiko (吉備兄彦皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō[...]

Isakinoirihiko

Isakinoirihiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Isakinoirihiko Isakinoirihiko (五十狭城入彦皇子) was the son of Emperor[...]

Kagoyorihime

Kagoyorihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Kagoyorihime Kagoyorihime (香依姫皇女) was the daughter of Emperor[...]

Ihokiirihime

Ihokiirihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ihokiirihime Ihokiirihime (五百城入姫皇女) was the daughter of Emperor[...]

Oshiwake

Oshiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Kagoyorihime (sister) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Oshiwake Oshiwake (忍之別皇子) was the son of[...]

Ihokiirihiko

Ihokiirihiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Oshiwake (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Kagoyorihime (sister) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ihokiirihiko Ihokiirihiko (五百城入彦皇子) was the son[...]

Ichikaya

Ichikaya

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Ichifukaya (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ichikaya Ichikaya was a member of the Kumaso and daughter to either Atsukaya of Sakaya, both of which were leaders of a group called the 80 Kumaso Braves. Emperor Keikō had come to Tsukushi to deal with the[...]

Ichifukaya

Ichifukaya

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Ichikaya (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ichifukaya Ichifukaya was a member of the Kumaso and daughter to either Atsukaya of Sakaya, both of which were leaders of a group called the 80 Kumaso Braves. Emperor Keikō had come to Tsukushi to deal with the[...]

Sakaya

Sakaya

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Chieftain Family: – Birth: – Death: – Sakaya Sakaya was one of the leaders of the Kumaso alongside Atsukaya, both of which were leaders of a group called the 80 Kumaso Braves. Emperor Keikō had come to Tsukushi to deal with the Kumaso rebellion and after[...]

Atsukaya

Atsukaya

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Chieftain Family: – Birth: – Death: – Atsukaya Atsukaya was one of the leaders of the Kumaso alongside Sakaya, both of which were leaders of a group called the 80 Kumaso Braves. Emperor Keikō had come to Tsukushi to deal with the Kumaso rebellion and after[...]

Tsuchiworiwiwori

Tsuchiworiwiwori

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Tsuchiworiwiwori Tsuchiworiwiwori was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. When the Emperor comes to Tsukushi to defeat the rebelling Kumaso, a chieftain by[...]

Mimitari

Mimitari

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Mimitari Mimitari was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. When the Emperor comes to Tsukushi to defeat the rebelling Kumaso, a chieftain by[...]

Hanatari

Hanatari

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Hanatari Hanatari was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. When the Emperor comes to Tsukushi to defeat the rebelling Kumaso, a chieftain by[...]

Asahagi

Asahagi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Asahagi Asahagi was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. When the Emperor comes to Tsukushi to defeat the rebelling Kumaso, a chieftain by[...]

Kunimaro

Kunimaro

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Kunimaro Kunimaro was a member of the Kumaso Clan/Tsuchigumo which dwelt on the island of Tsukushi and we see him mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A female Chieftain called Hayatsuhime reveals to the Emperor that[...]

Uchizaru

Uchizaru

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Uchizaru Uchizaru was a member of the Kumaso Clan/Tsuchigumo which dwelt on the island of Tsukushi and we see him mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A female Chieftain called Hayatsuhime reveals to the Emperor[...]

Shira

Shira

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Shira Shira was a member of the Kumaso Clan/Tsuchigumo which dwelt on the island of Tsukushi and we see him mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A female Chieftain called Hayatsuhime reveals to the Emperor[...]

Awo

Awo

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Awo Awo was a member of the Kumaso Clan/Tsuchigumo which dwelt on the island of Tsukushi and we see him mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A female Chieftain called Hayatsuhime reveals to the Emperor[...]

Hayatsuhime

Hayatsuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Chieftain Family: – Birth: – Death: – Hayatsuhime Hayatsuhime was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. She reveals that there are Tsuchigumo by the names of Awo and Shira living[...]

Kamunashihime

Kamunashihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Chieftain Family: – Birth: – Death: – Kamunashihime Kamunashihime was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. When the Emperor comes to Tsukushi to defeat the rebelling Kumaso, Kamunashihime submits herself[...]

Takemorogi

Takemorogi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister Family: – Birth: – Death: – Takemorogi Takemorogi was one of Emperor Keikō’s ministers who went with him to Tsukushi and is said to be the ancestor of the Omi of Oho. In the 12th Year, Autumn, 7th Month of the Emperor’s reign the Kumaso[...]

Natsubana

Natsubana

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister Family: – Birth: – Death: – Natsubana Natsubana was one of Emperor Keikō’s ministers who went with him to Tsukushi and is said to be the ancestor of the Kimi of Mononobe. In the 12th Year, Autumn, 7th Month of the Emperor’s reign the Kumaso[...]

Unade

Unade

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister Family: – Birth: – Death: – Unade Unade was one of Emperor Keikō’s ministers who went with him to Tsukushi and is said to be the ancestor of the Omi of Kusaki. In the 12th Year, Autumn, 7th Month of the Emperor’s reign the Kumaso[...]

Toyokuniwake

Toyokuniwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Mihakashihime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Toyokuniwake Toyokuniwake (豊国別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Mihakashihime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Miyakko of Hiuga.12 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from[...]

Mihakashihime

Mihakashihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Toyokuniwake (son) Birth: – Death: – Mihakashihime Mihakashihime (御刀媛) was the wife of Emperor Keikō and together they had a son by the name of Toyokuniwake.12 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times[...]

Kambone

Kambone

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Anetohoko (daughter) Ototohoko (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Kambone Kambone was the father of Anetohoko and Ototohoko. They are mentioned during the reign of Emperor Keikō. The Emperor, wishing to marry his daughters, sent his son Ōsu to collect them for him. His son however,[...]

Anetohoko

Anetohoko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kambone (father) Ototohoko (sister) Birth: – Death: – Anetohoko Anetohoko was the sister of Anetohoko and daughter of Kambone. They are mentioned during the reign of Emperor Keikō. The Emperor, wishing to marry them, sent his son Ōsu to collect them for him. His[...]

Ototohoko

Ototohoko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kambone (father) Anetohoko (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ototohoko Ototohoko was the sister of Anetohoko and daughter of Kambone. They are mentioned during the reign of Emperor Keikō. The Emperor, wishing to marry them, sent his son Ōsu to collect them for him. His[...]

Ujihiko

Ujihiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kagehime (daughter) Takeuchi no Sukune (grand-son) Birth: – Death: – Ujihiko Ujihiko (莵道彦) is said in the nihongi to have been the father of Kagehime. He is the ancestor of the Ki no Atahe.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan[...]

Kagehime

Kagehime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Yanushioshihodakewogoro (husband) Takeuchi no Sukune (son) Ujihiko (father) Birth: – Death: – Kagehime Kagehime (影媛) was the wife of Yanushioshihodakewogoro and together they had a son by the name of Takeuchi no Sukune. She is said to be the daughter of Ujihiko.1 Footnotes 1. Aston.[...]

Yanushioshihodakewogoro

Yanushioshihodakewogoro

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kagehime (wife) Takeuchi no Sukune (son) Birth: – Death: – Yanushioshihodakewogoro Yanushioshihodakewogoro (屋主忍男武雄心命) is mentioned during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A divination was made to see if the Emperor should go to Kii to make sacrifice to all the kami. After an unlucky[...]

Ōsu

Ōsu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (mother) Yamato Takeru (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Kushitsunuwake (brother) Kamukushi (brother) Birth: – Death: – Ōsu Ōsu (大碓皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume. He was the twin of Yamato Takeru having[...]

Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume

Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Empress Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Ōsu (son) Yamato Takeru (son) Wakayamatoneko (son) Kushitsunuwake (son) Kamukushi (son) Inabi no waka Iratsume (sister) Birth: – Death: – Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (播磨稲日大郎姫) was the Empress of Emperor Keikō and together they had several[...]

Oshiyama no Sukune

Oshiyama no Sukune

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Ototachibanahime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Oshiyama no Sukune Oshiyama no Sukune (建忍山垂根) was the father of Ototachibanahime.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.[...]

Ototachibanahime

Ototachibanahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Yamato Takeru (husband) Wakatakehiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Ototachibanahime Ototachibanahime (弟橘媛) was one of the wives of Yamato Takeru and together they had a son by the name of Wakatakehiko. She is said to have been the daughter of Oshiyama no Sukune of the[...]

Towokiwake

Towokiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamato Takeru (father) Kibi no Anato no Takehime (mother) Takemiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Towokiwake Towokiwake (十城別王) was the son of Yamato Takeru and Kibi no Anato no Takehime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kimi of Wake in Iyo.1 Footnotes[...]

Takemiko

Takemiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamato Takeru (father) Kibi no Anato no Takehime (mother) Towokiwake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Takemiko Takemiko (武卵王) was the son of Yamato Takeru and Kibi no Anato no Takehime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kimi of Aya in Sanuki.1 Footnotes[...]

Kibi no Takehiko

Kibi no Takehiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kibi no Anato no Takehime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Kibi no Takehiko Kibi no Takehiko (吉備 武彦) is said to have been the father of Kibi no Anato no Takehime.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest[...]

Kibi no Anato no Takehime

Kibi no Anato no Takehime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Yamato Takeru (husband) Takemiko (son) Towokiwake (son) Birth: – Death: – Kibi no Anato no Takehime Kibi no Anato no Takehime (吉備穴戸武媛) was one of the wives of Yamato Takeru and daughter of Kibi no Takehiko. They had two sons called Takemiko and Towokiwake.1 Footnotes[...]

Ineyoriwake

Ineyoriwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamato Takeru (father)  Futajirihime (mother) Waketake (brother) Emperor Chūai (brother) Nunoshiirihime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ineyoriwake Ineyoriwake (稲依別王) was the son of Yamato Takeru and Futajirihime. He is stated to have been the ancestor of the Kimi of Inugami and the Kimi of Takebe.1 Footnotes[...]

Nunoshiirihime

Nunoshiirihime

For the daughter of Emperor Keikō, see Nunoshi. Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Yamato Takeru (father)  Futajirihime (mother) Ineyoriwake (brother) Emperor Chūai (brother) Waketake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Nunoshiirihime Nunoshiirihime (布忍入姫命) was the daughter of Yamato Takeru and Futajirihime.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan[...]

Wakatake

Wakatake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamato Takeru (father)  Futajirihime (mother) Ineyoriwake (brother) Emperor Chūai (brother) Nunoshiirihime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Wakatake Wakatake (稚武王) was the son of Yamato Takeru and Futajirihime.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle[...]

Ōtanehime

Ōtanehime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation:- Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Hiuga no Sotsuhiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Ōtanehime Ōtanehime (大田根媛) was one of several wives of Emperor Keiko and together they had a son by the name of Hiuga no Sotsuhiko. She is said to have come from Kaminaga in Hiuga.1 Footnotes[...]

Ihakiwake

Ihakiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Midzuha no Iratsume (younger sister) Birth: – Death: – Ihakiwake Ihakiwake (石城別王) was said to have been of the Miho House and the older brother to Midzuha no Iratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times[...]

Abe no Kogoto

Abe no Kogoto

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Takadahime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Abe no Kogoto Abe no Kogoto (阿部氏阿部木事) was the father of Takadahime, who became one of the many concubines of Emperor Keikō.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”.[...]

Midzuha no Iratsume

Midzuha no Iratsume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation:- Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Ihonohime (daughter) Ihakiwake (older brother) Birth: – Death: – Midzuha no Iratsume Midzuha no Iratsume (水歯郎媛) was one of several wives of Emperor Keikō and together they had a daughter by the name of Ihonohime. She is said to have been the younger[...]

Takadahime

Takadahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Abe no Kogoto (father) Emperor Keikō (husband) Takekunikoriwake (son) Birth: – Death: – Takadahime (高田媛) was one of several wives of Emperor Keikō and together they had a son by the name of Takekuni Koriwake. She is said to have been the daughter of Kogoto[...]

Takekunikoriwake

Takekunikoriwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Takadahime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Takekunikoriwake Takekunikoriwake (武国凝別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Takadahime. He is stated to have been the ancestor of the Wake of Mimura in Iyo.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles[...]

Hiuga no Sotsuhiko

Hiuga no Sotsuhiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father)  Ōtanehime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Hiuga no Sotsuhiko Hiuga no Sotsuhiko (日向襲津彦皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and  Ōtanehime. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Kimi of Amu in Nagato.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896)[...]

Kamikushi

Kamikushi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Ikahahime (mother) Inasenoirihiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kamikushi Kamikushi (神櫛皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Ikahahime. He is stated to have been the ancestor of the Miyyako of Sanuki.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles[...]

Kunichiwake

Kunichiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Sonotakebime (mother) Toyotowake (brother) Kunisewake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kunichiwake Kunichiwake (国乳別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Sonotakebime. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Wake of Minuma.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1:[...]

Toyotowake

Toyotowake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Sonotakebime (mother) Kunichiwake (brother) Kunisewake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Toyotowake Toyotowake (豊戸別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Sonotakebime according to the nihongi.1 The kojiki states that he was the son of Keikō and ‘another concubine.’2 He is stated[...]

Mata no wo

Mata no wo

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Amenohihoko (husband) Tajima Mori (son) Kiyohiko (great-grandson) Birth: – Death: – Mata no wo Mata no wo is stated in the nihongi to have been the wife of Amenohihoko and together they had a son by the name of Tajima Mori. The nihongi also states[...]

Wakanuke

Wakanuke

Period: Legendary Period Occupation/Rank: miko Family: Emperor Seimu (father) Ohotakara no Iratsume (mother) Birth: – Death: – Wakanuke Wakanuke (和訶奴気王) was the son of Emperor Seimu and Ohotakara no Iratsume.123 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2.[...]

Takeoshiyamatarine

Takeoshiyamatarine

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Ohotakara no Iratsume (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Takeoshiyamatarine Takeoshiyamatarine (建忍山垂根) was the father of Ohotakara no Iratsume123 He is said to have been the ancestor of the Hodzumi no Omi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”.[...]

Ohotakara no Iratsume

Ohotakara no Iratsume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Emperor Seimu (husband) Yasakanoiribiko (father) Wakanuke (son) Takeoshiyamatarine (father) Birth: – Death: – Ohotakara no Iratsume Ohotakara no Iratsume (弟財郎女) was said to have been the daughter of Takeoshiyamatarine. She married the Emperor Seimu and together they had a son called Wakanuke.123 She was[...]

Yasakairihime

Yasakairihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Emperor Seimu (son) Yasakanoiribiko (father) Birth: – Death: – Yasakairihime Yasakairihime (八坂入媛命) was the daughter of Yasakanoiribiko and wife of Emperor Keikō. Together they had Emperor Seimu1234 as well as Ihokiirihiko, Oshiwake, Ihokiirihime14, Kagoyorihime, Isakinoirihiko, Kibinoehiko, Takakinoirihime, Otohime, Wakayamatoneko, Ōsuwake, Nunoshi no[...]

Tajima Mori

Tajima Mori

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Tajima Mori Tajima Mori (田道間守) is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Suinin, and is said to be the ancestor of the Miyake no muraji.12 He is stated in the nihongi as being the son of Amenohihoko[...]

Kiyohiko

Kiyohiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Prince Amanohihoko (great-grandfather) Birth: – Death: – Kiyohiko Kiyohiko was a man from the time of Emperor Suinin, said to have been the great-grandson of Prince Amanohihoko. Late in his reign the Emperor sends for the Divine Treasures brought at the start of his[...]

Ōhatanushi

Ōhatanushi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: ōkannushi Family: – Birth: – Death: – Ōhatanushi Ōhatanushi is seen mentioned within the Jinnō Shōtōki where it states he was made the first Head Priest (ōkannushi) of the Ise Grand Shrine.1 Footnotes 1. Varley, H.P (1980) “A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns: Jinnō Shōtōki of[...]

Otanomikoto

Otanomikoto

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Sarudabiko (ancestor) Birth: – Death: – Otanomikoto Otanomikoto also known as Okitama was a man mentioned within the Jinnō Shōtōki. He is said to have been a descendant of Sarudabiko and met with Yamatohime. During the establishment of the area to be used for the[...]

Yamatohime

Yamatohime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess / Established the Ise Shrine Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Hibasuhime (mother) Emperor Keikō (brother) Inishikinoiribiko (brother) Ohonakatsuhiko (brother) Wakakiiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Yamatohime Yamatohime (倭比売命 / 倭姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Suinin and Hibasuhime and is creditted with the establishment of the Ise Grand Shrine.1[...]

Inaba Province

Inaba Province

See also: Provinces Inaba Province Inaba Province (因幡国) is one of the many Provinces which once existed in Japan. Legendary Period Yamanobe no Ohotaka passed through here on his way to catch a swan for the Prince Homutsuwake.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account[...]

Tajima Province

Tajima Province

See also: Provinces Tajima Province Tajima Province (但馬国) is one of the many Provinces which once existed in Japan. Legendary Period During the 3rd year in the reign of Emperor Suinin, Prince Amanohihoko arrives with a gift of three gems (Habuto, Ashidaka and Ukaka) as well as an Idzushi short[...]

Tochine

Tochine

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Five Daibu / Ōmuraji Family: – Birth: – Death: – Tochine Tochine is a mentioned during the reign of Emperor Suinin and is stated as a member of the Mononobe Clan with the rank of Ōmuraji. He is said to have been one of the Five[...]

Ohokashima

Ohokashima

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Five Daibu / saishu Family: – Birth: – Death: – Ohokashima Ohokashima is a mentioned during the reign of Emperor Suinin. He is said to have been one of the Five Daibu alongside Hikokunifuku, Takehi no Muraji, Tochine no Ōmuraji and Takenumakahawake. They are gathered by[...]

Nagaochi

Nagaochi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister Family: – Birth: – Death: – Nagaochi Nagaochi was a minister during the reign of Emperor Suinin. He was sent to collect Nomi no Sukune and bring him to court so he may fight with Kuehaya.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles[...]

Yatsunada

Yatsunada

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: General Family: – Birth: – Death: – Yatsunada Yatsunada was a general of Emperor Suinin and is seen mentioned in the nihongi. In the fifth year of the Emperors reign, Sahobiko, brother to the Emperors wife Sahobime approached his sister asking who is most dearest to[...]

Amenohihoko

Amenohihoko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Mata no wo (wife) Tajima Mori (son) Kiyohiko (great-grandson) Birth: – Death: – Amenohihoko Amenohihoko/Amanohihoko (天之日矛) was a prince from Silla who visit Japan during the 3rd year of Emperor Suinin’s reign, it is said he decided to dwell in the land of Tajima[...]

Sonaka Cheulchi

Sonaka Cheulchi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Sonaka Cheulchi Sonaka Cheulchi was a man mentioned during the reign of Emperor Suinin. At the start of his reign, after his marriage to Sahobime and the birth of their son Homutsuwake this man asked the Emperor to return[...]

Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi

Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kanibatatobe (daughter) Karibatatobe (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi (山背大国不遅) was the father of Kanibatatobe and Karibatatobe.123 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2.[...]

Karibatatobe

Karibatatobe

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Ochiwake no miko (son) Ikatarashihiko no miko (son) Itoshiwake (son) Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi (father) Kanibatatobe (older sister) Birth: – Death: – Karibatatobe Karibatatobe (苅幡戸辺) was the wife of Emperor Suinin and together they had Ochiwake no miko, Ikatarashihiko no miko[...]

Kanibatatobe

Kanibatatobe

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Ihatsukuwake (son) Ihatsukubime (daughter). Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi (father) Karibatatobe (older sister) Birth: – Death: – Kanibatatobe Kanibatatobe (綺戸辺) was the wife of Emperor Suinin and together they had Ihatsukuwake123 and Ihatsukubime.12 The Emperor first heard of her when visiting Yamashiro[...]

Azaminoiribime

Azaminoiribime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Ikobayawake (son) Azamitsuhime (daughter) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother?) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Otohime (sister) Matonuhime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Yehime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Azaminoiribime Azaminoiribime (薊瓊入媛) was the daughter[...]

Nubatanoiribika

Nubatanoiribika

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Nutarashiwake (daughter) Igatarashihiko (son) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother?) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Otohime (sister) Matonuhime (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Yehime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Nubatanoiribika Nubatanoiribika (渟葉田瓊入媛) was the daughter[...]

Utakorihime

Utakorihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother?) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Matonuhime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Yehime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Utakorihime Utakorihime (歌凝比売命) was the daughter of Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi.12 She[...]

Yehime

Yehime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother?) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Matonuhime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Yehime Yehime (媛) was the daughter of Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi. She[...]

Futajirihime

Futajirihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (father)  Otokaribatatobe (mother) Ihatsuwake (brother) Ineyoriwake (son) Emperor Chūai (son) Nunoshiirihime (daughter) Waketake (son) Birth: – Death: – Futajirihime Futajirihime (両道入姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Suinin and Otokaribatatobe.12 She is also given the name of Ihatsukubime.12 She would later marry Yamato Takeru despite[...]

Ihatsukuwake

Ihatsukuwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father)  Otokaribatatobe (mother) Futajirihime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ihatsukuwake Ihatsukuwake (磐撞別命) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Otokaribatatobe.123 He is said to have been the ancestor of the Haguhi no kimi and the Mio no kimi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated[...]