Emperor Jimmu

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Jimmu
Tennō Jimmu detail 01.jpg
Emperor o Japan
RingFebruar 11, 660 BCE – Aprile 9, 585 BCE (meethic)
SuccessorSuizei
BornFebruar 13, 711 BCE (meethic)
Dee'dAprile 9, 585 BCE (aged 126) (meethic)
Japan
BuirialUnebi-yama no ushitora no sumi no misasagi (畝傍山東北陵) (Kashihara, Nara) (mythic)
SpouseAhiratsu-hime
Himetataraisuzu-hime
IssueTagishimimi-no-mikoto
Hikoyai-no-mikoto
Kamuyaimimi-no-mikoto
Emperor Suizei
FaitherUgayafukiaezu
MitherTamayori-bime

Emperor Jimmu (神武天皇, Jinmu-tennō) wis the first emperor o Japan, accordin tae legend. His accession is tradeetionally datit as 660 BCE.[1][2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kelly, Charles F. "Kofun Culture," Japanese Archaeology. April 27, 2009.
  2. Kitagawa, Joseph. (1987). On Understanding Japanese Religion, p. 145 at Google Books; excerpt, "... emphasis on the undisrupted chronological continuity from myths to legends and from legends to history, it is difficult to determine where one ends and the next begins. At any rate, the first ten legendary emperors are clearly not reliable historical records."
  3. Boleslaw Szczesniak,'The Sumu-Sanu Myth. Notes and Remarks on the Jimmu Tenno Myth,' in Monumenta Nipponica, Vol. 10, No. 1/2 (1954), pp. 107-126.