Fujiwara no Tsuginawa

Fujiwara no Tsuginawa (藤原継縄, 727–796), also known as Fujiwara no Tsugutada[1] and Monozomo no Udajin,[2] was a Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Nara period.[3]

Fujiwara no Tsuginawa
Fujiwara no Tsugutada.jpg
Born727
Died796
NationalityJapanese
ParentsFujiwara no Toyonari (father)

CareerEdit

In 780 (Hōki 11), Tsuginawa is given the title sei-i-tai-shogun (barbarian subduing general) for an expedition to northern Honshu to subdue the emishi, also known as the ebisu.[4]

Tsuginawa served as a minister during the reign of Emperor Kanmu.

  • 788 (Enryaku 7, 1st month): Tsuginawa participates in the coming of age ceremony for Ate-shinno (安殿親王) who would become Emperor Heizei.[5]
  • 790 (Enryaku 9, 2nd month): Tsuginawa was named udaijin.[6]
  • 796 (Enryaku 15, 16th day of the 7th month): Tsuginawa died at age 70.[7]

GenealogyEdit

This member of the Fujiwara clan was the son of Toyonari.[3]

He was the father of Fujiwara no Otoaki.[8]

Selected worksEdit

In a statistical overview derived from writings by and about Fujiwara no Tsuginawa, OCLC/WorldCat encompasses roughly 10 works in 10+ publications in 1 language and 50+ library holdings.[9]

  • 続日本紀 (1657)
  • Shoku Nihongi (1940)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Library of Congress Authority File, Fujiwara, Tsuginawa
  2. ^ "Fujiwara no Tsuginawa • . A History . . of Japan . 日本歴史". . A History . . of Japan . 日本歴史. Retrieved 2022-02-20.
  3. ^ a b Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Tsuginawa" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 211, p. 211, at Google Books; Brinkley, Frank et al. (1915). A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era, p. 203., p. 203, at Google Books
  4. ^ Brinkley, pp. 220–221., p. 220, at Google Books
  5. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 88, p. 88, at Google Books; see "Fousiwara-no Tsougou tsouna", pre-Hepburn romanization
  6. ^ Titsingh, p. 89, p. 89, at Google Books.
  7. ^ Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō: The Future and the Past, p. 278, p. 278, at Google Books; Titsingh, p. 90, p. 90, at Google Books.
  8. ^ "Fujiwara no Otoaki • . A History . . of Japan . 日本歴史". . A History . . of Japan . 日本歴史. Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  9. ^ WorldCat Identities Archived December 30, 2010, at the Wayback Machine: 藤原継縄 727-796?

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