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Ancient myths and early history of Japan

a cultural foundation

by Michiko Yamaguchi Aoki

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Published by Exposition Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Mythology, Japanese,
    • Japan -- History -- To 645,
    • Japan -- History -- 645-794,
    • Japan -- Civilization -- Foreign influences

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 165-173.

      Statement[by] Michiko Y. Aoki.
      SeriesAn Exposition-university book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS855 .A75
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 182 p.
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5434356M
      ISBN 100682477745
      LC Control Number73082081

      What is the Kojiki (Records of Ancient Matters)? Japan's oldest history book, which was presented to the Emperor of Japan in Historical events, myths, and legends from the beginning of the world up to the era of Japan's first empress, Empress Suiko (early 7th century), are recorded. Wikipedia. Greek myths were a huge part of the religion in Ancient Greece, and offer a glimpse into the lives of the ancient people who told them. Check out five of these fascinating Greek myths below, and meet the people-eating, fire-breathing beasts and the heroes who battled them! Scylla and Charybdis Scylla and Charybdis. The Monster: Scylla and Charybdis.

      — History of Religions “ distinctive in being the first English language, Western monograph providing a comprehensive study of Han flood myths.” — Journal of Folklore Research “This is a superb example of the best of contemporary studies of early China. Every page in every chapter of this book is a feast. The earliest chronicle of Japanese history, creation stories. Nihon shoki/nihongi. Chronicles of Japan, stories about Kamis and Emperors, heavily influenced by China - Confucian, Buddhist, Shinto, Chinese Kings referenced A people of this name is mentioned as early as the records of the Tang Empire, living as nomads in northern Eurasia.

      Settled by migrants from the Asian mainland back in the mists of prehistory, Japan has seen the rise and fall of emperors, rule by samurai warriors, isolation from the outside world, expansion over most of Asia, defeat, and of the most war-like of nations in the early 20th century, Japan today often serves as a voice of pacifism and restraint on the international : Kallie Szczepanski. distinct features of economic and social history research in Japan today. 1. The background It was in the inter-war period that Japan’s economic and social history established itself as a modern academic discipline, but its origins may be traced back to the late nineteenth century. From the opening of the country in , not just commodities andFile Size: KB.


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Japanese mythology is collectively chronicled in the Kojiki, the oldest historical record written in Japan in AD, and in the Nihon Shoki written in As was common practice before the age of script, these tales were passed on through oral traditions—the Teiki and Kuji, among others—for generations before they were ever recorded.

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Japanese mythology, body of stories compiled from oral traditions concerning the legends, gods, ceremonies, customs, practices, and historical accounts of the Japanese people. Most of the surviving Japanese myths are recorded in the Kojiki (compiled ; “Records of Ancient Matters”) and the Nihon shoki (compiled in ; “Chronicles of Japan”).

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