Wiki Category: Sarumaru Dayu

Thirty Six Poetic Geniuses

Thirty Six Poetic Geniuses

See also: Six Poetic Geniuses, Thirty Six Women Poetic Geniuses, Thirty-Six Poetic Geniuses of the Late Classical Period Thirty Six Poetic Geniuses The Thirty Six Poetic Geniuses (三十六歌仙 – Sanjūrokuninsen / Sanjūrokksen) was a list of 36 poets compiled by Fujiwara no Kinto between 1009-1012. This idea of ’36’ poets[...]

Sarumaru Taifu

Sarumaru Taifu

See also: Sarumaru Taifu Poems Period: Nara Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: – Birth: ? (Active during mid 8th Century?) Sarumaru Taifu Sarumaru Taifu, also called Sarumaru Dayu (猿丸大夫) lived during the mid 8th century, or so we believe.  This poet may in fact have never existed in the first place[...]