2015-06-06

Persons of the Heian Period

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Persons of the Heian Period (794 to 1185) 平安時代
- and before - and in legends

Most of the persons are introduced here :
. Persons, Personen, People of Japan .
- Introduction -


. Literature of the Heian Period 平安時代の文学 .

. Japanese legends and tales 伝説 民話 昔話 - Introduction .

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. Abe no Seimei 安倍晴明 / 阿倍晴明 (921 – 1005) .
onmyoodoo 陰陽道 Onmyo-Do, The Way of Yin and Yang
- 10 legends to explore -

. Ariwara no Narihira 在原業平 .

. Aterui / Akuro-o / Acro-o アテルイ / 阿弖流爲 . - (? - 802)
"Lord of the Bad Road" 悪路王 Akuro-o / leader of the Eimish 蝦夷



. Ban Dainagon 伴大納言 Tomo no Yoshio .


. Choogen, Chōgen 重源 Priest Chogen . (1121 - 1206)


. Danrin Koogoo 檀林皇后 empress Danrin Kogo .
- 橘嘉智子 Tachibana no Kachiko
- 檀林皇后九相観 "Nine Stages of Decomposition of the Heian Period Empress Danrin"

. Dengyo Daishi 伝教大師最澄 Saicho (766 - 822) .
- 6 legends to explore -


Doomyoo Ajari 道命阿闍梨 (どうみょうあじゃり) Domyo, the priest (974 - 1920)
(and Izumi Shikibu) 
- - - - - her imagined affair with the priest and poet Domyo Ajari
Imagining Izumi Shikibu :
Representations of a Heian woman poet in the literature of medieval Japan
Kimbrough, Randle Keller
- source : Uni Hongkong Library - dissertation -



. Edo Clan of the Musashi Taira 武蔵江戸氏 Musashi Edo-Shi .
江戸太郎重長 Edo Taro Shigenaga  (? - around 1180)

. Emon Saburoo, Emon Saburō 衛門三郎 Emon Saburo .
- - - - - Ishiteji 石手寺 Ishite-Ji, Matsuyama, Ehime


. Ennin - Jigaku Daishi 慈覚大師 / 慈覺大師 - (794 – 864) . - Priest

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- - - - - Fujiwara clan (藤原氏 Fujiwara-uji or Fujiwara-shi)
The Fujiwara dominated the Japanese politics of Heian period (794–1185) through the monopoly of regent positions, sesshō and kampaku.
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

The Fujiwara predominance became so strong, in fact, that the Fujiwara began to subdivide into distinct lineages that eventually acquired new family names to permit people to keep them straight. . . .
- - - - - . Heian History .

Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu - Poet

. Fujiwara no Hidesato 赤堀 藤原秀郷 and mukade centipede legends .
kuge (court bureaucrat) of tenth century Heian Japan
- - - - - Tawara Toota Hidesato 俵藤太秀郷 Tawara Tota

. Fujiwara no Kamatari 藤原釜足 (614 - 699).

Fujiwara no Kaneie 藤原兼家 (929 – 990)
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

. Fujiwara no Kiyohira 藤原清衡 and the Hiraizumi Fujiwara clan .
- Hiraizumi 平泉 in Iwate, the Golden Hall

. Fujiwara no Michinaga 藤原道長 (966 – 1028) - Mido Kanpaku 御堂関白 .

. Fujiwara no Sanekata 藤原実方 . (? - 998)
Too no chuujoo Sanekata 藤中将実方 Tono Chujo Sanekata - waka poet

Fujiwara no Sumitomo 藤原純友 (? - 941)
. . . . . provincial official and pirate, most famous for his efforts to establish a sort of pirate kingdom for himself in the Inland Sea region between 936 and 941.
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

Fujiwara no Tadahira 藤原忠平 (880 – 949)
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

Fujiwara no Tokihira 藤原時平 (871 - 909)
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

Fujiwara no Yasunori 藤原保則 (825 - 895)
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

Fujiwara no Yoshifusa 藤原良房 (804 – 872) Somedono no Daijin, Shirakawa-dono
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

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. Genshin - 恵心僧都原信 Eshin Sozu Genshin (942 - 1017) . - Priest

. Heike densetsu 平家伝説 legends about the Heike clan .
The Tale of the Heike (平家物語 Heike Monogatari) and more

. Hitachibo Kaison Sennin 常陸坊海尊仙人 .
Retainer of 源の義経 Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159 - 1189) .

. Hyooze no Matsuwaka 兵生の松若と伝説 Matsuwaka from Hyoze - Legends .


. Ise no Oosuke - Taifu 伊勢大輔 Ise no Osuke (989 - 1060) . *

. Izumi no Saburo 泉三郎, Fujiwara no Tadahira 原忠衡 (1167 - 1189).
third son of Fujiwara no Hidehira (?-1187), Hiraizumi, Iwate


Izumi Shikibu 和泉式部 ( b. 976? )
Izumi Shikibu Collection (和泉式部集 Izumi Shikibu-shū)
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !
. Hokedake-Ji, Hokkedakeji 法華嶽寺 Hokedake Yakushi-Ji . - Yakushi Nyorai 薬師如来 and Izumi Shikibu
. Izumi Shikibu no Tabi 和泉式部の足袋 Her split-toe socks .


. Joozoo, Jōzō 浄蔵 Priest Jozo (891 - 964) . - Legends


. Kakinomoto Hitomaro 柿本人麻呂 Hitomaru 人丸) . - (c. 662 – 710). Poet

. Kamakura Gongorō Kagemasa 鎌倉権五郎景政 Kamakura Gongoro - Legends . - (born 1069)


Kamo no Yasunori 賀茂保憲 - son of Kamo no Tadayuki 賀茂忠行
an onmyōji, a practitioner of onmyōdō, during the Heian period in Japan.
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

. Kazan Tenno 花山天皇 (968 - 1008) .

. Ki no Tsurayuki 紀貫之 (872 - 945). - Poet

. Konryuu 建立大師相応和尚 Konryu Daishi So-O Kasho . - around 865

. Kooboo - Kobo Daishi, Kukai 弘法大師 空海 (774 - 835) .
- - - - - . Kōbō Daishi Kūkai 弘法大師 空海 - 伝説 Kobo Daishi Kukai Legends .

. Kooen, Kōen 皇円 Saint Koen / 肥後阿闍梨 - Higo Ajari .

. Koojoo 別当大師光定 Priest Betto Daishi Kojo . -(779 - 858)

. Kosei no Kanaoka 巨勢金岡 Kose Kanaoka, Kose no Kanaoka . - ( ? 802 — ? 897) innovative painter

. Kuuya 空也上人 Saint Kuya (903 - 972) .


Kyōkai, Kyookai (Keikai) 景戒 - anthology writer

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. The Minamoto 源 (or Genji 源氏) Clan .

. Minamoto no Hiromasa 源博雅 (918 – 980) .
Hakuga no Sanmi 博雅三位

. Minamoto "Raiko" Yorimitsu 源頼光 (948 – 1021) .
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Shuten Dooji 酒呑童子 Shuten Doji "Sake Child" Demon, the famous monsters of Oeyama 大江山.

. Minamoto no Shigeyuki 源重之 (? - 1000) .

Minamoto no Shitagō (源順, 911–983) Minamoto Shitago, poet, dictionary compiler
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. Minamoto no Tomonaga 源朝長 (1144–1160) . *

. Minamoto no Tooru 源融 (822 - 895) . - poet and statesman
- - - - maybe the model for Hikaru Genji

. Minamoto no Yoshiie Hachimantaro 源八幡太郎義家 .
- - - - - son of Minamoto Yoriyoshi
- 17 legends to explore -

. Minamoto no Yoshihira 源義平 (1141 - 1160) .
- - - - - 悪源太義平 Akugenta Yoshihira

. Minamoto no Yoshitsune 源の義経 - 牛若丸 Ushiwakamaru .
(1159 - 1189)

Minamoto no Yorimasa - 源三位頼政 Genzanmi Yorimasa
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Yorimasa and the Nue monster (鵺, 鵼, 恠鳥, or 奴延鳥)
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

. Minamoto no Yoritomo 源頼朝 (1147 – 1199) .
first shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate
- - - . Yoritomo and Sumitora 墨虎 "Black Tiger" legend .
- more legends to explore at yokai database

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Manda Shinnoo, Manda-shinnō 万多親王 Prince Manda

. Murasaki Shikibu 紫式部 (973 - 1014) .


. Okubo 大久保左馬之祐王家 ( around 1164) .
- - - - - retainer of Minamoto no Yoshitomo

Ono no Minemori - Poet

. Ono no Takamura 小野篁 / Sangi no Takamura 参議篁 (802 - 852) . - Legends


. Saga Tenno 嵯峨天皇 (786 – 842) .
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. Sakanoue no Tamuramaro 坂上田村麻呂 (758 - 811) .
conquering the Emishi (蝦夷征伐 Emishi Seibatsu) in Tohoku.
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. Sarumaru Daiyu 猿丸大夫 early Heian waka poet .

. Sawara 早良親王 Prince Sawara-shinnō .
posthumous Emperor Sudō (崇道天皇 Sudō-tennō)


. Sei Shōnagon, Sei Shoonagon 清少納言 Sei Shonagon (966 - 1017) .
- - - - - The Pillow Book (枕草子 Makura no Sōshi)


. Serizawa Kamo 芹沢鴨 (1826? – 1863) .
Kappa and - Tetsugi Jinja 手接神社

. Soga no Umako 蘇我馬子 (?551 - June 19, 626) .
- - - - - Soga no Emishi 蘇我蝦夷 (587 – July 11, 645)
- - - - - Soga no Iruka 蘇我入鹿 (? - July 10, 645)


Sugawara no Akitada  藤原顕忠 (898 - 965)
The People of Heian Japan: In Akitada's time only two classes -- nobles and commoners -- existed
About Heian Japan
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. Sugawara Michizane 菅原道真 Tenjin Sama (845 - 903) .
- - - . Tenjin Sama 天神菅原道真伝説 Legends about Tenjin .

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. Taira clan 平 The Rise of the Taira .

. Taira no Atsumori 平敦盛 (1169 - 1184) .

. Taira no Kiyomori 平清盛 (1118 - 1181) .
- 10 legends to explore -

. Taira no Masakado 平将門 (? – 940) .


. Heike densetsu 平家伝説 legends about the Heike clan .
Heike (平家) refers to the Taira (平) clan.

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. Tawara Toota Hidesato 俵藤太秀郷 Tawara Tota .
kuge (court bureaucrat) of tenth century Heian Japan
- - - - - Fujiwara no Hidesato 赤堀 藤原秀郷 and mukade centipede legends


. Tokuitsu . Priest Tokuitsu 得一 徳溢 (781 - 842) . in Tohoku


Yoshishige no Yasutane 慶滋保胤 (933 - 1002) Scholar
author of Chiteiki 池亭記, also known as Chitei no Ki (982)
The text is a valuable resource for understanding social issues within the capital at the time.
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

Yuuryaku, Yūryaku 雄略天皇 Emperor Yuryaku (456 – 479) - 21st emperor
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !


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- Emperors - Tenno 天皇 -

Shotoku Tenno 称徳天皇 Shōtoku-tennō (718 - 770) - Empress Kōken 孝謙天皇
Empress Kōken was involved in the Rasputin-like affair with priest 道鏡 Dōkyō.
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

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784: Emperor Kammu moves the capital to Nagaoka-kyō (Kyōto)
794: Emperor Kammu moves the capital to Heian-kyō (Kyōto)
858: Emperor Seiwa begins the rule of the Fujiwara clan

1050: Rise of the military class (samurai)
1053: The Byōdō-in temple (near Kyōto) is inaugurated by emperor Fujiwara Yorimichi
1068: Emperor Go-Sanjo overthrows the Fujiwara clan
1087: Emperor Shirakawa abdicates and becomes a Buddhist monk, the first of the "cloistered emperors" (insei)

1180 (June): Emperor Antoku moves the capital to Fukuhara-kyō (Kobe)
1180 (November): Emperor Antoku moves the capital to Heian-kyō (Kyōto)

1185: Taira is defeated (Gempei War) and Minamoto Yoritomo with the support (backing) of the Hōjō clan seizes power, becoming the first shogun of Japan, while the emperor (or "mikado") becomes a figurehead

- source : wikipedia -

桓武天皇……第50代天皇。Kanmu / Kammu
平城天皇……第51代天皇。Heizei
52 . Saga 嵯峨天皇 Saga Tennō (786 – 842) .
淳和天皇……第53代天皇。Junna
仁明天皇……第54代天皇。Ninmyo
文徳天皇……第55代天皇。Montoku
清和天皇……第56代天皇。Seiwa
57 - . Yōzei 陽成天皇 Yōzei, Yozei Tennō (869 - 949) .
光孝天皇……第58代天皇。Koko
59 - . Uda 宇多天皇 Uda Tennō (867 – 931) .

醍醐天皇……第60代天皇。Daigo
朱雀天皇……第61代天皇。Suzaku
村上天皇……第62代天皇。Murakami
冷泉天皇……第63代天皇。Reizei
円融天皇……第64代天皇。Enyu
65 . Kazan 花山天皇 Kazan Tennō (967 – 1008) .
66 . Ichijō 一条天皇 Ichijo Tennō (980 – 1011) - Emperor Ichijyo .
三条天皇……第67代天皇。Sanjo
後一条天皇……第68代天皇。Go-Ichijo
後朱雀天皇……第69代天皇。Go-Suzaku

後冷泉天皇……第70代天皇。Go-Reizei
後三条天皇……第71代天皇。Go-Sanjo
白河天皇……第72代天皇。Shirakawa
堀河天皇……第73代天皇。Horikawa
鳥羽天皇……第74代天皇。Toba
75 - . Sutoku Tenno 崇徳天皇 (1119 - 1142) .
- - - - - Sutoku-In (Sudoku-In) 崇徳院 retired Emperor Sutoku
76 . Konoe 近衛天皇 Konoe Tennō (1139 - 1155) .
後白河天皇……第77代天皇。Go-Shirakawa
二条天皇……第78代天皇。Jijo
六条天皇……第79代天皇。Rokujo

高倉天皇……第80代天皇。Takakura
81 - . Antoku 安徳天皇 Antoku Tenno (1178 – 1185) .
後鳥羽天皇……第82代天皇。Go-Toba

Most of these emperors have their biography in Wikipedia.
平安時代の人物一覧 - Persons of the Heian Period - List
- source : wikipedia


- - - - - before the Heian period

. Kōtoku, Kootoku 孝徳天皇 Kotoku Tenno . - (596 – 654) 第36代天皇
..... and The Taika Reforms 大化の改新 Taika no Kaishin

. Tenji Tenno 天智天皇 Emperor Tenchi . - (626 - 671)

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