Wiki Category: Yamato Takeru

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 deity 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 Deity 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 deity 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 Occupation: Military 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 Footnotes 1. Littleton. C.S. (1995) “Yamato-takeru: An Arthurian Hero in Japanese Tradition”. Asian Folklore Studies, Vol. 54, No.2, pp.259-274.[...]

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

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Priestess of Ise Grand Shrine Family: Yamato Takeru (nephew) Yamato Hime Yamato Hime (倭比売命 or 倭姫命) was the aunt of Yamato Takeru, and acted as High Priestess of the Ise Grand Shrine. She gives her nephew her clothes to disguise himself when he is sent to[...]

Emperor Seimu

Emperor Seimu

Reign: 131-192AD Period: Legendery Period Family: Emperor Keiko (father) Yamato Dake (brother) Emperor Chuai (nephew) Burial Place: – Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Keiko * Successor Emperor Chuai Emperor Seimu Emperor Seimu (成務天皇) was the thirteenth Emperor of Japan, accredited with being the first Emperor to appoint provincial governors and[...]

Yamato Takeru

Yamato Takeru

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keiko (father), Emperor Seimu (brother), Yamato Hime (aunt), Miyazu Hime (wife) Yamato Takeru Yamato Takeru (小碓命, Prince Ōsu) (The Brave of Yamato) is known to have been the second son of Emperor Keiko, said at the age of 16 to have torn apart[...]

Emperor Keikō

Emperor Keikō

Reign: 71-131AD Period: Legendary Period Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Yamato Dake (son) , Emperor Seimu (son) 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, being the third child of Emperor Suinin described as being[...]

Sacred Regalia

Sacred Regalia

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 her grandson Ninigi upon[...]

Kumaso

Kumaso

For a full list of Clans: See Clans. Kumaso The Kumaso Tribe (熊襲) was a tribe of men that Yamato Takeru was sent to subjugate. The Clan was led by two powerful brothers. They ask Yamato (disguised as a woman) to join their feast and sit between them. During the[...]

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[...]