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Fujiwara no Chōshi

Fujiwara no Chōshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kaneie (father) Fujiwara no Michitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Michikane (brother) Fujiwara no Michinaga (brother) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (brother) Fujiwara no Senshi (sister) Fujiwara no Suishi (sister) Birth: – Death: 982AD Fujiwara no Chōshi Fujiwara no Chōshi (藤原 超子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan,[...]

Fujiwara no Suishi

Fujiwara no Suishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kaneie (father) Fujiwara no Michitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Michikane (brother) Fujiwara no Michinaga (brother) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (brother) Fujiwara no Senshi (sister) Fujiwara no Chōshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Suishi Fujiwara no Suishi (藤原 綏子) was a member of the Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Yoshikane

Fujiwara no Yoshikane

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Koretada (father) Fujiwara no Yoshitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Kaishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Yoshikane Fujiwara no Yoshikane was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Koretada.1 Footnotes[...]

Fujiwara no Kaishi

Fujiwara no Kaishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Koretada (father) Fujiwara no Yoshitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshikane (brother) Birth: 945AD Death: 975AD Fujiwara no Kaishi Fujiwara no Kaishi (藤原 懐子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan. Living from 945-975AD she was the[...]

Fujiwara no Yukitsune

Fujiwara no Yukitsune

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yukinari (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Yukitsune Fujiwara no Yukitsune (藤原 行経) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Yukinari.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An[...]

Fujiwara no Asateru

Fujiwara no Asateru

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kanemichi (father) Fujiwara no Koshi (sister) Fujiwara no Akimitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tokimitsu (brother) Birth: – Death: 995AD Fujiwara no Asateru Fujiwara no Asateru (藤原 朝光) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specificially the Hokke Branch of the clan. He was[...]

Fujiwara no Tokimitsu

Fujiwara no Tokimitsu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kanemichi (father) Fujiwara no Koshi (sister) Fujiwara no Akimitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Asateru (brother) Birth: – Death: 1015AD Fujiwara no Tokimitsu Fujiwara no Tokimitsu (藤原 時光) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hoke Branch of the clan. He was[...]

Fujiwara no Kiminobu

Fujiwara no Kiminobu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (father) Fujiwara no Tadanobu (brother) Fujiwara no Michinobu (son) Fujiwara no Teishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kiminobu Fujiwara no Kiminobu (藤原 公信) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch. He was the son of Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Tadanobu

Fujiwara no Tadanobu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (father) Fujiwara no Kiminobu (brother) Fujiwara no Michinobu (brother) Fujiwara no Teishi (sister) Birth: 967AD Death: 1035AD Fujiwara no Tadanobu Fujiwara no Tadanobu (藤原 斉信) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch.1 Living from 967-1035AD2 he was[...]

Fujiwara no Anshi

Fujiwara no Anshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Koretada (brother) Fujiwara no Kanemichi (brother) Fujiwara no Kaneie (brother) Fujiwara no Kinsue (brother) Fujiwara no Takamitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tōshi (sister) Birth: 927AD Death: 964AD Fujiwara no Anshi Fujiwara no Anshi (藤原 安子) was a[...]

Fujiwara no Tōshi

Fujiwara no Tōshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Koretada (brother) Fujiwara no Kanemichi (brother) Fujiwara no Kaneie (brother) Fujiwara no Kinsue (brother) Fujiwara no Takamitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Anshi (sister) Birth: – Death: 975AD Fujiwara no Tōshi Fujiwara no Tōshi (藤原 登子) was[...]

Fujiwara no Sanesuke

Fujiwara no Sanesuke

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Udajin Family: Fujiwara no Naritoshi (father) Fujiwara no Saneyori (grandfather) Birth: 957AD Death: 1046AD Fujiwara no Sanesuke Fujiwara no Sanesuke (藤原 実資) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch, living from 957-1046AD. He was the son of Fujiwara no Naritoshi but was later[...]

Fujiwara no Naritoshi

Fujiwara no Naritoshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Saneyori (father) Fujiwara no Sanesuke (son) Fujiwara no Yoritada (brother) Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (brother) Fujiwara no Keishi (sister) Fujiwara no Jutsushi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Naritoshi Fujiwara no Naritoshi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the[...]

Fujiwara no Keishi

Fujiwara no Keishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Saneyori (father) Fujiwara no Yoritada (brother) Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (brother)  Fujiwara no Naritoshi (brother) Fujiwara no Jutsushi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Keishi Fujiwara no Keishi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch. She was[...]

Fujiwara no Jutsushi

Fujiwara no Jutsushi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Saneyori (father) Fujiwara no Yoritada (brother) Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (brother)  Fujiwara no Naritoshi (brother) Fujiwara no Keishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Jutsushi Fujiwara no Jutsushi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch. She was[...]

Ukatsukunu

Ukatsukunu

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Umashikarahisa (father) Birth: – Death: – Ukatsukunu Ukatsukunu (鸕濡渟) was the son of Umashikarahisa and is seen mentioned during the reign of Emperor Sujin. He is entrusted alongside his father Umashikarahisa to take Sacred Treasures to Emperor Sujin after he requests to see them. Furune[...]

Umashikarahisa

Umashikarahisa

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Izumo Furune (brother) Ihiirine (brother) Ukatsukunu (son) Birth: – Death: – Umashikarahisa Umashikarahisa (甘美韓日狭) was the brother of Ihiirine and Izumo Furune seen mentioned during the reign of Emperor Sujin. He is entrusted alongside his son Ukatsukunu to take Sacred Treasures to Emperor Sujin[...]

Ihiirine

Ihiirine

For the member of the Imperial Family see: Irine For the ancestor of the Haji Clan see: Iirine Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Izumo Furune (brother) Umashikarahisa (brother) Birth: – Death: – Ihiirine Ihiirine (飯入根) was the brother of Izumo Furune and Umashikarahisa. He gives over some sacred treasures[...]

Izumo Furune

Izumo Furune

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Ihiirine (brother) Umashikarahisa (brother) Birth: – Death: – Izumo Furune Izumo Furune (出雲振根) was a man who resided over the Izumo Shrine, and the Sacred Treasures there that had once been brought to earth by the kami Takehiratori. He is said to have been[...]

Takemorosumi

Takemorosumi

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Takemorosumi Takemorosumi (武諸隅命) is mentioned during the reign of Emperor Sujin. He is sent by the Emperor to Izumo Shrine to retrieve Sacred Treasures that had once been brought to earth by the kami Takehiratori. He is said to[...]

Kiyohara no Fukayabu

Kiyohara no Fukayabu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet, Family: Kiyohara no Motosuke (grand-son) Sei Shonagon (great-granddaughter) Prince Toneri (ancestor) Birth: fl.9th/10th Century Death: Kiyohara no Fukayabu Kiyohara no Fukayabu (清原 深養父) was a poet who flourished around the 9th and 10th centuries. He was a descendant of Prince Toneri, grandfather of Motosuke[...]

Atabime

Atabime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Takehaniyasuhiko (husband) Birth: – Death: – Atabime Atabime (吾田媛) was the wife of Takehaniyasuhiko. The nihongi relates how she and her husband led armies to attack Emperor Sujin. Her army attacked from Ohosaka and her husband from Yamashiro Province. Her army was attacked by Kibitsuhiko[...]

Hikokunibuku

Hikokunibuku

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Warrior / Five Daibu Family: – Birth: – Death: – Hikokunibuku Hikokunibuku is mentioned in the nihongi and kojiki. Reign of Emperor Sujin During the reign of Emperor Sujin he joins Ohobiko during the war against Takehaniyasuhiko going with him to Yamashiro Province to fight against[...]

Tambanochinushi

Tambanochinushi

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Shido-Shogun Family: – Birth: – Death: – Tambanochinushi Tambanochinushi is mentioned in the nihongi as one of the four men sent out to subdue the provinces during the 10th year of the reign of Emperor Sujin.1 The kojiki does not make mention of him during this[...]

Ki no Tomonori

Ki no Tomonori

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Ki no Tsurayuki (cousin) Birth: Death: 905AD Ki no Tomonori Ki no Tomonori (紀 友則) was a poet who died around 905AD and is known to have been the cousin to Ki no Tsurayuki. In his life he helped in the compilation of[...]

Harumichi no Tsuraki

Harumichi no Tsuraki

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet, Governor Family: Birth: Death: 920AD Harumichi no Tsuraki Harumichi no Tsuraki (春道 列樹) was a Japanese poet who died in 920AD. He graduated from the Imperial Univeristy in his lfietime and then became a Greater Secretary at Dazaifu. He was then given the position[...]

Ichishinonagaochi

Ichishinonagaochi

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Shinto Priest Family: – Birth: – Death: – Ichishinonagaochi Ichishinonagaochi is someone we see mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Sujin. Ohominakuchino Sukune alongside Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime both had dreams saying that Ohotataneko needed to be placed as head priest of Ohomonomushi and Ichishinonagaochi as[...]

Ohominakuchino Sukune

Ohominakuchino Sukune

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Ohominakuchino Sukune Ohominakuchino Sukune was a person mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Sujin. He is said to have had a dream alongside Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime saying that Ohotataneko needed to be placed as head priest of Ohomonomushi and[...]

Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime

Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime was a person mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Sujin. She is said to have had a dream alongside Ohominakuchino Sukune saying that Ohotataneko needed to be placed as head priest of Ohomonomushi[...]

Igakashikowo

Igakashikowo

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Shinto Priest Family: – Birth: – Death: – Igakashikowo Igakashikowo (伊香色雄命) is a man who lived during the reign of Emperor Sujin. In the kojiki we see that he was instructed by Emperor Sujin to make 80 heavenly platters and to establish shrines to the earthly[...]

Suyetsumimi

Suyetsumimi

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Ikutamayoribime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Suyetsumimi Suyetsumimi was the father of Ikutamayoribime.123 When his daughter became pregnant he thought she had conceived by herself, however, she said she had not. So they devised a way to find out who the father was. He instructed[...]

Ikutamayoribime

Ikutamayoribime

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Ōkuninushi (husband) Suyetsumimi (father) Kushimigata (son) Ohotataneko (son?) Birth: – Death: – Ikutamayoribime Ikutamayoribime (活玉依毘売) was a woman who became pregnant from Ōkuninushi and together they had Kushimigata (ancestor to Ohotataneko23). It is said she was the daughter of Suyetsumimi.123 The kojiki tells us[...]

Kushimigata

Kushimigata

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Ihigatasumi (son) Ōkuninushi (father) Ikutamayoribime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Kushimigata Kushimigata (櫛御方命) is said to have been the father of Ihigatasumi and child of Ōkuninushi and Ikutamayoribime. This is related in the kojiki.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An[...]

Ihigatasumi

Ihigatasumi

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Takemikadzuchi (son) Kushimigata (father) Birth: – Death: – Ihigatasumi Ihigatasumi (飯肩巣見命) is said to have been the father of Takemikadzuchi and son of Kushimigata. This is related in the kojiki.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”.[...]

Takemikadzuchi

Takemikadzuchi

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Ohotataneko (son) Ihigatasumi (father) Birth: – Death: – Takemikadzuchi Takemikadzuchi (建甕槌命) is said to have been the father of Ohotataneko and child of Ihigatasumi. This is related in the kojiki.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient[...]

Ohotataneko

Ohotataneko

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Shinto Priest Family: Ōkuninushi (ancestor) See ancestry below Birth: – Death: – Ohotataneko Ohotataneko (大田田根子) was a man who later became a prominent Shinto Priest in his lifetime do to the intervention of the kami Ōkuninushi. Ancestry The nihongi states that he is the son of Ōkuninushi[...]

Nunakinobime

Nunakinobime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Ohoamahime (mother) Ohohiriki (brother) Tohochinoiribime (sister) Yasakanoiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Nunakinobime Nunakinobime (渟名城入姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Ohoamahime.123 The nihongi relates that when the Emperor seperated the worship of Amaterasu and Ōkuninushi, Ōkuninushi was placed under her care.[...]

Tohochinoiribime

Tohochinoiribime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Ohoamahime (mother) Ohohiriki (brother) Nunakinobime (sister) Yasakanoiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Tohochinoiribime Tohochinoiribime (十市瓊入姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Ohoamahime.123 The kojiki and nihongi give no more information about them. Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan[...]

Yasakanoiribiko

Yasakanoiribiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince / Ōji Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Ohoamahime (mother) Ohohiriki (brother) Nunakinobime (sister) Tohochinoiribime (sister) Yasakairihime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Yasakanoiribiko Yasakanoiribiko (八坂入彦命) was the son of Emperor Sujin and Ohoamahime.123 He held the rank of Ōji.4 He is said to have been the father of Yasakairihime.145[...]

Ohohiriki

Ohohiriki

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Ohoamahime (mother) Yasakanoiribiko (brother) Nunakinobime (sister) Tohochinoiribime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ohohiriki Ohohiriki (大入杵命) was the son of Emperor Sujin and Ohoamahime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Noto no Omi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by[...]

Ohoamahime

Ohoamahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Sujin (husband) Ohohiriki (son) Yasakanoiribiko (son) Nunakinobime (daughter) Tohochinoiribime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Ohoamahime Ohoamahime (尾張大海媛 – Owari Ohoamahime1) was a concubine of Emperor Sujin. Together they had four children, these being Ohohiriki, Yasakanoiribiko, Nunakinobime and Tohochinoiribime.123 She is said to be[...]

Toyokiiribiko

Toyokiiribiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princes Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi (mother) Toyosukiiribime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Toyokiiribiko Toyokiiribiko (豊城入彦命) was the son of Emperor Sujin and Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi.123 He is said to be the ancestor of the Kamitsuke no kimi and Shimotsuke no kimi.123 In the 48th year of his father reign,[...]

Toyosukiiribime

Toyosukiiribime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi (mother) Toyokiiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Toyosukiiribime Toyosukiiribime (豊鍬入姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi. The kojiki states that she was High Priestess at the Ise Grand Shrine.12 The Jinnō Shōtōki states that during the reign of Sujin,[...]

Arakahatobe

Arakahatobe

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Arakahatobe Arakahatobe (荒川戸畔) was the father of Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi. He is said to have had the position of Ki no kuni no miyatsuko.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York:[...]

Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi

Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Arakahatobe (father) Emperor Sujin (husband) Toyokiiribiko (son) Toyosukiiribime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi (遠津年魚眼眼妙媛) was the concubine of Emperor Sujin. Together they had Toyokiiribiko123 and Toyosukiiribime.23 Footnotes included in Chamberlain (1932) say that the name is a good instance of verbal usage.[...]

Igahime

Igahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Mimakihime (mother) Emperor Suinin (brother) Izanomawaka (brother) Chijitsukuyamatohime (sister) Kunikatahime (sister) Yamatohiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Igahime Igahime (伊賀比売命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Mimakihime.12 She is not mentioned in the Nihongi. Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav[...]

Chijitsukuyamatohime

Chijitsukuyamatohime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Mimakihime (mother) Emperor Suinin (brother) Kunikatahime (sister) Izanomawaka (brother) Igahime (sister) Yamatohiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Chijitsukuyamatohime Chijitsukuyamatohime (千千衝倭姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Mimakihime.123 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest[...]

Kunikatahime

Kunikatahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Mimakihime (mother) Emperor Suinin (brother) Izanomawaka (brother) Chijitsukuyamatohime (sister) Igahime (sister) Yamatohiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kunikatahime Kunikatahime (国方姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Mimakihime.123 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest[...]

Izanomawaka

Izanomawaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Mimakihime (mother) Emperor Suinin (brother) Kunikatahime (sister) Chijitsukuyamatohime (sister) Igahime (sister) Yamatohiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Izanomawaka Izanomawaka was the son of Emperor Sujin and Mimakihime.123 His name is alternatively written as Ikatsuruhiko (五十日鶴彦命) in the Nihongi.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G.[...]

Mimakihime

Mimakihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Empress Family: Ohobiko (father) Emperor Sujin (husband) Emperor Suinin (son) Izanomawaka (son) Kunikatahime (daughter) Chijitsukuyamatohime (daughter) Igahime (daughter) Yamatohiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Mimakihime Mimakihime (御間城姫) was the wife of Emperor Sujin, and together they had Emperor Suinin, Izanomawaka, Kunikatahime, Chijitsukuyamatohime, Yamatohiko123 and Igahime.23 The nihongi[...]

Minamoto no Kanemasa

Minamoto no Kanemasa

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet Family: – Birth: fl. early 12th century Death: – Minamoto no Kanemasa Minamoto no Kanemasa (源 兼昌) flourished during the early 12th century, In his lifetime he was a part of the poetic circle of Emperor Horikawa and we can find seven of his poems[...]

Fujiwara no Naritoki

Fujiwara no Naritoki

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morotada (father) Fujiwara no Hōshi (sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Naritoki (藤原 済時) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Morotada and[...]

Fujiwara no Morouji

Fujiwara no Morouji

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tadahira (father) Fujiwara no Saneyori (brother) Fujiwara no Morosuke (brother) Fujiwara no Morotada (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Morouji Fujiwara no Morouji (藤原 師氏) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan, living from 917-970AD.[...]

Fujiwara no Raishi

Fujiwara no Raishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Mototsune (father) Fujiwara no Tokihira (brother) Fujiwara no Tadahira (brother) Fujiwara no Nakahira (brother) Fujiwara no Kanehira (brother) Fujiwara no Baishi (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi I (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi II (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Raishi Fujiwara no Raishi[...]

Fujiwara no Baishi

Fujiwara no Baishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Mototsune (father) Fujiwara no Tokihira (brother) Fujiwara no Tadahira (brother) Fujiwara no Nakahira (brother) Fujiwara no Kanehira (brother) Fujiwara no Raishi (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi I (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi II (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Baishi Fujiwara no Baishi[...]

Fujiwara no Motosuke

Fujiwara no Motosuke

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Akitada (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Motosuke Fujiwara no Motosuke (藤原 元輔) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Akitada.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”.[...]

Fujiwara no Hōshi

Fujiwara no Hōshi

Fujiwara no Hōshi can refer to two people with the same name. Daughter of Morotada Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morotada (father) Fujiwara no Naritoki (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Hōshi (藤原 芳子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this[...]

Fujiwara no Yasutada

Fujiwara no Yasutada

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tokihira (father) Fujiwara no Akitada (brother) Fujiwara no Atsutada (brother) Fujiwara no Hōshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Yasutada Fujiwara no Yasutada (藤原 保忠) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was the[...]

The Greengrocer’s Daughter

The Greengrocer’s Daughter

The Greengrocer’s Daughter The Greengrocer’s Daughter is a tale stemming from the Edo Period and which led to the superstition of a woman born in the year hinoe-uma is a great worry for the family. The story goes that in 1681 there was a girl called Oshichi who fell in[...]

Ahiratsuhime

Ahiratsuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Emperor Jimmu (husband) Tagishimimi (son) Birth: – Death: – Ahiratsuhime Ahiratsuhime (吾平津媛) was the wife of Emperor Jimmu and mother to Tagishimimi.1 Footnotes 1. Ponsonby, F. (1959) “The Imperial House of Japan.” Kyoto: Ponsonby Memorial Society.[...]

Ohotamusaka

Ohotamusaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Okinaga no sukune (father) Kahamata no Inayorihime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Ohotamusaka Ohotamusaka (大多牟坂王) was the son of Okinaga no sukune and Kahamata no Inayorihime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Tajima no kuni no miyatsuko.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O,[...]

Kahamata no Inayorihime

Kahamata no Inayorihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Okinaga no sukune (husband) Ohotamusaka (son) Birth: – Death: – Kahamata no Inayorihime Kahamata no Inayorihime (河俣稲依毘売) was the second wife of Okinaga no sukune Together they had a son called Ohotamusaka.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of[...]

Okinagahiko

Okinagahiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Okinaga no sukune (father) Kadzuraki no Takanukahime (mother) Okinagatarashihime (sister) Soratsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Okinagahiko Okinagahiko (息長日子王) was the son of Okinaga no sukune and Kadzuraki no Takanukahime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kibi no homuji no Kimi and Harima[...]

Soratsuhime

Soratsuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Okinaga no sukune (father) Kadzuraki no Takanukahime (mother) Okinagatarashihime (sister) Okinagahiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Soratsuhime Soratsuhime (虚空津比売命) was the daughter of Okinaga no sukune and Kadzuraki no Takanukahime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”.[...]

Kadzuraki no Takanukahime

Kadzuraki no Takanukahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Okinaga no sukune (husband) Okinagatarashihime (daughter) Soratsuhime (daughter) Okinagahiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Kadzuraki no Takanukahime Kadzuraki no Takanukahime (葛城之高額比売) was the first wife of Okinaga no sukune. Together they had three children by the names of Okinagatarashihime, Soratsuhime and Okinagahiko.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O,[...]

Okinaga no sukune

Okinaga no sukune

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Kanimeikadzuchi (father) Takakihime (mother) Kadzuraki no Takanukahime (wife) Okinagatarashihime (daughter) Soratsuhime (daughter) Okinagahiko (son) Kahamata no Inayorihime (wife) Ohotamusaka (son) Birth: – Death: – Okinaga no sukune Okinaga no sukune (息長宿禰王) was the son of Kanimeikadzuchi and Takakihime. He had children with two different women[...]

Taniha no Tohotsu omi

Taniha no Tohotsu omi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Takakihime Birth: – Death: – Taniha no Tohotsu omi Taniha no Tohotsu omi (丹波之遠津臣) was the father of Takakihime, whom married into the Imperial Family.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2. Chamberlain,[...]

Takakihime

Takakihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Taniha no Tohotsu omi (father) Kanimeikadzuchi (husband) Okinaga no sukune (son) Birth: – Death: – Takakihime Takakihime (高材比売) was the wife of the Imperial Prince Kanimeikadzuchi and togther they has a son by the name of Okinaga no sukune. She is said to have been[...]

Kanimeikadzuchi

Kanimeikadzuchi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (father) Mone no Ajisahabime (mother) Takakihime (wife) Okinaga no sukune (son) Birth: – Death: – Kanimeikadzuchi Kanimeikadzuchi (迦邇米雷王) was the son of Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka and Mone no Ajisahabime. In his life he married Takakihime and[...]

Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka

Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Oketsuhime (mother) Mone no Ajisahabime (wife) Kanimeikadzuchi (son) Irine (brother) Hioosu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (山代之大筒木真若王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Oketsuhime. He married his niece Mone no Ajisahabime[...]

Mone no Ajisahabime

Mone no Ajisahabime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Irine (father) Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (husband) Kanimeikadzuchi (son) Birth: – Death: – Mone no Ajisahabime Mone no Ajisahabime (丹波能阿治佐波毘売?) is known to have been the daughter of Irine. She would later marry her uncle Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka and together[...]

Irine

Irine

For the ancestor of the Haji Clan see: Iirine For the man from Izumo see: Ihiirine Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Oketsuhime (mother) Mone no Ajisahabime (daughter) Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (brother) Hioosu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Irine Irine (伊理泥王) was the son of Hikoimasu and[...]

Hioosu

Hioosu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Oketsuhime (mother) Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (brother) Irine (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hioosu Hioosu (比古意須王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Oketsuhime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia[...]

Minamoto no Hitoshi

Minamoto no Hitoshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Emperor Saga (Great-Grandfather) Birth: 880AD Death: 951AD Minamoto no Hitoshi Minamoto no Hitoshi (源等) was the great-grandson of Emperor Saga, living from 880-951AD. During his lifetime he was Governor of several important provinces and in 947AD he recieved the rank of General of the Fourth Rank.[...]

Otohime

Otohime

For the character from Folklore see – Otohime Sama 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) Yehime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Otohime Otohime (弟比売命)[...]

Matonuhime

Matonuhime

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

Mikadawake

Mikadawake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother) Hibasuhime (sister) Matonuhime (sister) Otohime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Yehime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Mikadawake Mikadawake (朝廷別王?) was the son of Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi[...]

Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume

Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (husband) Hibasuhime (daughter) Matonuhime (daughter) Otohime (daughter) Mikadawake (son) Birth: – Death: – Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (丹波之河上之摩須郎女) was the wife of Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi. Together they had four[...]

Fun’ya no Asayasu

Fun’ya no Asayasu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Fun’ya no Yasuhide (father) Birth: fl. 9th/10th Century Death: – Fun’ya no Asayasu Fun’ya no Asayasu (文屋 朝康) was a low ranking official and poet who was son to Fun’ya no Yasuhide. He flourished between the 9th and 10th century. We know during[...]

Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi

Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (wife) Hibasuhime (daughter) Matonuhime (daughter) Otohime (daughter) Mikadawake (son) Nubatanoiribika (daughter) Azaminoiribime (daughter) Takanohime (daughter) Utakorihime (daughter) Yehime (daughter) Kamuohone (brother) Midzuhonomawaka (brother) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (sister) Mimitsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Tanika no[...]

Mimitsuhime

Mimitsuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (brother) Midzuhonomawaka (brother) Kamuohone (brother) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Mimitsuhime Mimitsuhime (御井津比売) was the daughter of Hikoimasu and Okinaganomidzuyorihime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York:[...]

Midzuhonoihoyorihime

Midzuhonoihoyorihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (brother) Midzuhonomawaka (brother) Kamuohone (brother) Mimitsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Midzuhonoihoyorihime Midzuhonoihoyorihime (水穂五百依比売) was the daughter of Hikoimasu and Okinaganomidzuyorihime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New[...]

Kamuohone

Kamuohone

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (brother) Midzuhonomawaka (brother) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (sister) Mimitsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Kamuohone Kamuohone (神大根王) also known as Yatsuriiribiko (八瓜入日子王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Okinaganomidzuyorihime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Minu no[...]

Midzuhonomawaka

Midzuhonomawaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (brother) Kamuohone (brother) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (sister) Mimitsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Midzuhonomawaka Midzuhonomawaka (水之穂真若王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Okinaganomidzuyorihime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Chikatsu Afumi no Yasu no atahe.12 Footnotes[...]

Okinaganomidzuyorihime

Okinaganomidzuyorihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Hikoimasu (husband) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (son) Midzuhonomawaka (son) Kamuohone (son) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (daughter) Mimitsuhime (daughter) Amenomikage (father) Birth: – Death: – Okinaganomidzuyorihime Okinaganomidzuyorihime (息長水依比売命) was married to Hikoimasu and together they had 5 children. These being Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi, Midzuhonomawaka, Kamuohone, Midzuhonoihoyorihime, Mimitsuhime. She[...]

Fujiwara no Takako

Fujiwara no Takako

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Nagara (father) Fujiwara no Mototsune (brother) Fujiwara no Tōtsune (brother) Fujiwara no Takatsune (brother) Fujiwara no Kunitsune (brother) Birth: 842AD Death: 910AD Fujiwara no Takako Fujiwara no Takako (藤原 高子) (also called Fujiwara no Kōshi?) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan,[...]

Sahobime

Sahobime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Homutsuwake (son) Hikoimasu (father) Sahonoohokuramitome (mother) Sahobiko (brother) Murobiko (brother) Wozaho (brother) Birth: – Death: – Sahobime Sahobime (狭穂姫命) also known as Sahajihime was the daughter of Hikoimasu and Sahonoohokuramitome. She would later go on to marry Emperor Suinin and together have a[...]

Murobiko

Murobiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Sahonoohokuramitome (mother) Sahobiko (brother) Sahobime (sister) Wozaho (brother) Birth: – Death: – Murobiko Murobiko (室毘古王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Sahonoohokuramitome. He is said to be the ancestor of the Mikaha no Ho no wake.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt.[...]

Wozaho

Wozaho

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Sahonoohokuramitome (mother) Sahobiko (brother) Sahobime (sister) Murobiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Wozaho Wozaho (袁邪本王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Sahonoohokuramitome. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kadzunu no wake and Chikatsu Afumi no Kanu no Wake.12 Footnotes 1.[...]

Sahobiko

Sahobiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Sahonoohokuramitome (mother) Wozaho (brother) Sahobime (sister) Murobiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Sahobiko Sahobiko (沙本毘古王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Sahonoohokuramitome. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kusakabe no muraji and Kahi no kuni no miyatsuko.12 During the[...]

Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome

Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Sahonoohokuramitome (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome (春日建国勝戸売) is said to have been the mother of Sahonoohokuramitome, who married into the Imperial Family by marrying Prince Hikoimasu.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of[...]

Sahonoohokuramitome

Sahonoohokuramitome

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Hikoimasu (husband) Sahobiko (son) Wozaho (son) Sahobime (daughter) Murobiko (son) Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome (mother) Birth: – Death: – Sahonoohokuramitome Sahonoohokuramitome (沙本之大闇見戸売) was the wife of Hikoimasu with whom she had four children. These being Sahobiko, Wozaho, Sahobime and Murobiko. Her mother is said to have[...]

Shibumi no Sukune

Shibumi no Sukune

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Yenahime (mother) Ohōmata (brother) Womata (brother) Birth: – Death: – Shibumi no Sukune Shibumi no Sukune (志夫美宿禰王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Yenahime. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Sasa no kimi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by[...]

Womata

Womata

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Yenahime (mother) Ohōmata (brother) Shibumi no Sukune (brother) Birth: – Death: – Womata Womata (小俣王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Yenahime. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Tagima no Magari no kimi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by[...]

Unakami

Unakami

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Ohōmata (father) Aketatsu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Unakami Unakami (菟上王) was the son of Ohōmata. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Himeda no kimi. He accompanies the Prince Homutsuwake and his brother Aketatsu to pay respects at the shrine of Ōkuninushi[...]

Aketatsu

Aketatsu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Ohōmata (father) Unakami (brother) Birth: – Death: – Aketatsu Aketatsu (曙立王) was the son of Ohōmata. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Homujibe no kimi and the Ise no Sana no miyatsuko. We see him later mentioned in the kojiki during[...]

Ohōmata

Ohōmata

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Yenahime (mother) Womata (brother) Shibumi no Sukune (brother) Aketatsu (son) Unakami (son) Birth: – Death: – Ohōmata Ohōmata (大俣王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Yenahime. He was father to Aketatsu and Unakami.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014)[...]

Yenahime

Yenahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Hikoimasu (husband) Ohōmata (son) Womata (son) Shibumi no Sukune (son) Birth: – Death: – Yenahime Yenahime (山代之荏名津比売- Yamashiroenatsuhime?) also known as Karibatatobe (苅幡戸辨) was the wife of Hikoimasu. It is said she married him in Yamashiro Province and together they had three sons called Ohōmata,[...]

Fujiwara no Takafuji

Fujiwara no Takafuji

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshikado (father) Fujiwara no Toshimoto (brother) Fujiwara no Sadakata (son) Birth: 838AD Death: 900AD Fujiwara no Takafuji Fujiwara no Takafuji (藤原 高藤) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. He lived from 838-900AD and went[...]

Fujiwara no Kanesuke

Fujiwara no Kanesuke

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet, chūnagon Family: Fujiwara no Toshimoto (father) Fujiwara no Tametoki (grandson) Murasaki Shikibu (great-granddaughter) Birth: 877AD Death: 933AD Fujiwara no Kanesuke Fujiwara no Kanesuke (藤原 兼輔) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. He lived from 877-933AD. He was[...]