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Ōsu

Ōsu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (mother) Yamato Takeru (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 been born on the same day.[...]

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) 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 two sons Ōsu and Osu. An alternative writing in the[...]

Ise Grand Shrine

Ise Grand Shrine

Co-ordinates: 34°27′18″N 136°43′33″E Region: Kansai Region Prefecture: Mie Prefecture Founded: 4BCE Affiliation: Shinto Ise Grand Shrine The Ise Grand Shrine (伊勢神宮) is a Shinto Shrine dedicated to Amaterasu, located in Mie Prefecture. It is supposedly the resting place of the Sacred Mirror and was established by Yamatohime. Mythological Origins During[...]

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 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

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 from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.[...]

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[...]

Palaces

Palaces

Palaces We are creating this page to serve as a place to list all of the different Palaces built and used through Japanese history. We will continue to update this page as we gain more information. Legendary Period Akitsushima Palace Located in Muro this was the palace of Emperor Kōan.5[...]

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[...]

Fudoki

Fudoki

Fudoki Fudoki (風土記) are ancient records concerning the old provinces of Japan. These records being ordered by Empress Genmei in 713AD.1 Surviving Examples The most substantial ones which have survived at the Bungo Fudoki, Harima Fudoki, Hitachi Fudoki, Hizen Fudoki and Izumo Fudoki, with the Izumo version the only one[...]

Suruga Province

Suruga Province

See also: List of Provinces Suruga Province Suruga Province (駿河国) was one of the many provinces of Japan. Legendary Period Yamato Takeru was tasked to go subdue the Yemishi who lived on the periphery of the realm, on his way he travels through Suruga according to the Nihongi. However the[...]

Wakatakehiko

Wakatakehiko

There are currently two people with the same name of Wakatakehiko both from the Imperial House, see below: Wakatakehiko (Emperor Kōrei) Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kōrei (father) Haeirode (mother) Hikosajima (brother) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Wakatakehiko (稚武彦命) was the son of Emperor Kōrei[...]

Kai Province

Kai Province

See also: List of Provinces Kai Province Kai Province (甲斐国) was once a Province of Japan, located in what is now Yamanashi Prefecture.12 Established historically during the Taika Reforms,1 it is said this area was also visited previously by Yamato Takeru when he visited from the east.2 Geographically the entire Province[...]

Ōtsu

Ōtsu

Region: Kansai Region Prefecture: Shiga Prefecture Co-ordinates: 35°1′N 135°51′E Ōtsu Ōtsu (大津市) is a city in Shiga Prefecture. Legendary Period It is stated that close to this city Yamato Takeru died after falling ill from a hailstorm unleashed upon him by the kami of Mount Ibuki.1 Footnotes 1. Littleton. C.S.[...]

Mount Ibuki

Mount Ibuki

Co-ordinates: 35°25′04″N 136°24′22″E Region: Kansai Region, Chubu Region Prefecture: Gifu Prefecture, Shiga Prefecture Height: 1,377m Mount Ibuki Mount Ibuki (伊吹山) is located in both Gifu and Shiga Prefectures. Legendary Period It is the apparent mountain Yamato Takeru visited in the hopes of killing barehanded the kami that dwelt upon it.[...]

Sagami Bay

Sagami Bay

Co-ordinates: 35°07′N 139°23′E Sagami Bay Sagami Bay (相模湾) is a stretch of water lying to the south of Kanagawa Prefecture. Legendary Period The Bay is mentioned during the exploits of Yamato Takeru when he sails across it to subdue the Emishi. Crossing the bay a kami living in the water[...]

Sagami Province

Sagami Province

See also: List of Provinces Sagami Province Sagami Province (相模国) was an old Province in Japan, situated in what is now Kanagawa Prefecture, established during the Taika Reforms in 645.4 This area is called Sagami in the Kojiki1, but Suruga in the Nihongi2. Legendary Period Yamato Takeru travelled through here[...]

Nanatsukahagi

Nanatsukahagi

Period: Legendary Occupation: Military Nanatsukahagi Nanatsukahagi (七束脛命) was a known companion of Yamato Takeru who accompanied him against the Emishi (Eastern Barbarian) alongside Takehi no Muraji and Takehiko. He also acted as Steward to Yamato Takeru.1 Footnotes 1. Littleton. C.S. (1995) “Yamato-takeru: An Arthurian Hero in Japanese Tradition”. Asian Folklore[...]

Takehi no Muraji

Takehi no Muraji

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Military / Five Daibu Family: – Birth: – Death: – Takehi no Muraji Takehi no Muraji (大伴武日連命) was a known companion of Yamato Takeru who accompanied him against the Emishi (Eastern Barbarian) alongside Takehiko and Nana-tsuka-hagi.1 He is also mentioned during the reign of Emperor Suinin. He[...]

Takehiko

Takehiko

Period: Legendary Occupation: Military Takehiko Takehiko (吉備武彦命) was a known companion of Yamato Takeru who accompanied him against the Emishi (Eastern Barbarian) alongside Takehi no Muraji and Nana-tsuka-hagi.1 Footnotes 1. Littleton. C.S. (1995) “Yamato-takeru: An Arthurian Hero in Japanese Tradition”. Asian Folklore Studies, Vol. 54, No.2, pp.259-274.[...]

Hitachi Fudoki

Hitachi Fudoki

Hitachi Fudoki The Hitachi Fudoki (常陸 風土記) is an 8th Century piece of Japanese Literature which includes within it the exploits of Yamato Takeru’s life.1 Footnotes 1. Littleton. C.S. (1995) “Yamato-takeru: An Arthurian Hero in Japanese Tradition”. Asian Folklore Studies, Vol. 54, No.2, pp.259-274.[...]

Miyazu Hime

Miyazu Hime

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Princess Family: Yamato Takeru (husband) Miyazu Hime Miyazu Hime was a Princess living in the land of Owari. Yamato Takeru visits her before going to subdue the Emishi promising to marry her upon his return. When he returns, they do marry. Yamato then leaving for one[...]

Yamato Hime

Yamato Hime

Yamato Hime Yamato Hime. We are a wiki as well as a Blog and podcast site which is constantly and steadily growing. Bringing to you all aspects of Japanese history. It is going to be a project which will expand continuously over the coming years. And we hope you stick[...]

Emperor Chūai

Emperor Chūai

Reign: 192-270AD Period: Legendery Period Family: Yamato Takeru (father) Futajirihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (uncle) Empress Jingu (wife) Burial Place: – Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Seimu * Successor Empress Jingu Emperor Chūai Emperor Chūai (仲哀天皇) also known as Tarashinakatsuhiko (足仲彦天皇) was the fourteenth Emperor of Japan.1 He was made crown[...]

Emperor Seimu

Emperor Seimu

Reign: 131-190AD Born: Period: Legendery Period Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Ohotakara no iratsume (wife)  Wakanuke (son) Yamato Dake (brother) Emperor Chuai (nephew) Burial Place: misasagi in Tatanami near Saki. Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Keikō * Successor Emperor Chuai Emperor Seimu Emperor Seimu (成務 天皇) was the thirteenth Emperor[...]

Yamato Takeru

Yamato Takeru

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (mother) Yamato Hime (aunt) Emperor Chūai (son) Ōsu (brother) several other wives and children see below Birth: – Death: – Yamato Takeru Yamato Takeru (小碓命, Prince Ōsu – The Brave of Yamato) is known to have been[...]

Emperor Keikō

Emperor Keikō

Reign: 71-130AD Period: Legendary Period Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Hibasuhime (mother) Yasakairihime (wife) Emperor Seimu (son) many children see below Burial place: – Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Suinin * Successor Emperor Seimu Emperor Keikō Emperor Keikō (景行天皇) was the twelfth Emperor of Japan also known as Ōtarashihiko Oshirowake no Mikoto[...]

Sacred Regalia

Sacred Regalia

See also: Divine Treasures Sacred Regalia The Sacred Regalia (三種の神器) are the three Sacred Items of the Imperial Throne, consisting of the Sword Kusanagi (草薙劍), the Jewel Yasakani no Magatama (八尺瓊勾玉) and the Mirror Yata no Kagami (八咫鏡). The Sacred Regalia is known to have been given by Amaterasu to[...]

Kumaso

Kumaso

For a full list of Clans: See Clans. Kumaso The Kumaso Tribe (熊襲) was a tribe of men that lived on the island of Tsukushi. They fought against the Imperial rule of Japan often rebelling at times against them and had to subdugated many times. Many events surroung their subdugation occur[...]

Emishi

Emishi

For a full list of Clans: See Clans. Emishi The Emishi (蝦夷 – Eastern Barbarians), also called at time the Ezo People1, were a Clan of people living on the periphery of the Yamato borders. Some scholars believe they could be the ancestors of the Ainu.2 Historically they are known[...]