Wiki Category: Yamatohiko

Human Sacrifice

Human Sacrifice

Human Sacrifice Human Sacrifice was a practise that was said to have been carried out in ancient Japan. Though it is dubious whether this actually occoured or not. Hitobashira Hitobashira (人柱 – Human Pillar) was the practise of emtombing a person at the base of a structure/pillar with the belief[...]

Yamatohiko

Yamatohiko

Period: Legendery Period Family: Emperor Suinin (half-brother) Yamatohiko Yamatohiko (倭彦命) was the half-brother of Emperor Suinin. It is said that when Suinin’s wife, Empress Hibasuhime died he asked what should be done, his ministers saying they should follow the old traditions of burying retainers alongside her as had been done[...]

Empress Hibasuhime

Empress Hibasuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Empress Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Birth: – Death: – Empress Hibasuhime Empress Hibasuhime (日葉酢媛命) was the wife of Emperor Suinin. Upon her death the Emperor asked what should be done for her funeral. Some of the ministers stated that they should follow the tradition carried out[...]

Nomi no Sukune

Nomi no Sukune

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Sumo Wrestler, Master Potter Family: Haji Clan (descendants) Haji no Mino (great-grandson) Amenohohi (ancestor) Others see below. Birth: Death: Nomi no Sukune Nomi no Sukune (野見 宿禰) was said to have been a descendant of the god Amenohohi in the 14th generation and great-grandfather to Haji[...]

Emperor Suinin

Emperor Suinin

Reign: 29BC-71AD Period: Legendery Period Family: Emperor Sujin (father), Emperor Keiko (son) Empress Hibasuhime (wife) Yamatohiko (half-brother) Burial place: – Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Sujin * Successor Emperor Keiko Emperor Suinin Emperor Suinin (垂仁天皇) was the eleventh Emperor of Japan, being the third child of Emperor Sujin1 ruling at[...]