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throne A throne is the seat of state of a potentate or dignitary {{Short pages monitor Yōzei was formally installed on the Chrysanthemum Throne; and the beginning of a new ''
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'' was proclaimed. * referring to the general with the specific, such as "Chrysanthemum Throne" for Emperorship or ''senso''—as in: :Before Emperor Yōzei ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, his personal name (his ''imina'') was . * referring to the specific with the general, such as "Chrysanthemum Throne" for the short reign of Emperor Yōzei or equally as well for the ambit of the Imperial system. During the State Visit in 2007 of the Emperor and Empress of Japan to the United Kingdom, the ''Times'' reported that "last night’s dinner was as informal as it could get when the House of Windsor entertains the Chrysanthemum Throne."Hamilton, Alan. "Palace small talk problem solved: royal guest is a goby fish fanatic,"
''The Times'' (London). May 30, 2007.]


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Order of the Chrysanthemum is Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coat = Golden ...

Order of the Chrysanthemum
* List of Emperors of Japan *
Imperial Regalia of Japan The are the Imperial Regalia of Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coa ...
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National seals of JapanThe national seals of Japan comprise the following Seal (emblem), emblems used for the purpose of authentication by the Emperor of Japan, Emperor and Government of Japan, government of Japan: * The Government Seal of Japan (also called the ''Paulown ...
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Imperial House of Japan The , also referred to as the Imperial Family, comprises those members of the extended family of the reigning Emperor of Japan who undertake official and public duties. Under the present Constitution of Japan, the Emperor is "the symbol of the Sta ...
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National emblem The national emblem means "national crest / shield emblem or logo design", which represents the image and dignity of the country's political power and people. It is one of the symbols of a country's political power.The national emblem is an emble ...
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Dragon Throne The Dragon Throne () is the throne of the Emperor of China. As the dragon was the emblem of Mandate of Heaven, divine Emperor, imperial power, the throne of the Emperor was known as the Dragon Throne. The term can refer to very specific seating, as ...
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China China (), officially the People's Republic of China (PRC; ), is a country in . It is the world's , with a of more than 1.4 billion. China spans five geographical and 14 different countries, the in the world after . Covering an area of ap ...
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Throne of England The Throne of England is the throne of the List of English monarchs, Monarch of England. "Throne of England" also refers Metonymy, metonymically to the office of monarch, and monarchy itself.Gordon, Delahay. (1760) ''A General History of the Lives ...
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England England is a that is part of the . It shares land borders with to its west and to its north. The lies northwest of England and the to the southwest. England is separated from by the to the east and the to the south. The country cover ...

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Phoenix Throne The Phoenix Throne (''eojwa'') is the term used to identify the throne of the hereditary monarchs of Korea. In an abstract sense, the Phoenix Throne also refers rhetorically to the head of state A head of state (or chief of state) is th ...
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King King is the title given to a male in a variety of contexts. The female equivalent is , which title is also given to the of a king. *In the context of prehistory, antiquity and contemporary indigenous peoples, the title may refer to . G ...
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Korea Korea is a region in East Asia. Since 1945, it has been divided between two countries at or near the 38th parallel north, 38th parallel, North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and South Korea (the Republic of Korea). Korea co ...

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Lion Throne The Lion Throne is the English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become ...
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Tibet Tibet (; ; ) is a region in covering much of the spanning about . It is the traditional homeland of the as well as some other ethnic groups such as , , , and s and is now also inhabited by considerable numbers of and . Tibet is the ...

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Peacock Throne The Peacock Throne (Hindustani Hindustani may refer to: * something of, from, or related to Hindustan (another name of India) * Hindustani language, an Indo-Aryan language, whose two official norms are Hindi and Urdu * Fiji Hindi, a variety o ...
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Mughal Empire The Mughal Empire, Mogul or Moghul Empire, was an Early modern period, early modern empire in South Asia. Quote: "Although the first two Timurid emperors and many of their noblemen were recent migrants to the subcontinent, the dynasty and the ...
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India India, officially the Republic of India (: ), is a country in . It is the by area, the country, and the most populous in the world. Bounded by the on the south, the on the southwest, and the on the southeast, it shares land borders wit ...

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Sun Throne The Sun Throne ( fa, تخت خورشید: ''Takht-e Khurshīd'') is the imperial throne of Iran. It has its name after a radiant sun disk on the headboard. The throne has the shape of a platform, similar to the Marble Throne in Golestan Palace. T ...
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Persian Empire The Achaemenid Empire (; peo, , translit=Xšāça, translation=The Empire), also called the First Persian Empire, was an ancient based in founded by . Ranging at its greatest extent from the and proper in the west to the in the east, it ...
and Iran ** Silver Throne – the Throne of
Sweden Sweden ( sv, Sverige ), officially the Kingdom of Sweden ( sv, links=no, Konungariket Sverige ), is a Nordic countries, Nordic country in Northern Europe.The United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names states that the country's fo ...
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The Lion Throne of Myanmar The Lion Throne (also known as Sihasana or Thihathana Palin; my, သီဟသနပလ္လင်) is one of the eight historic Palin (throne), thrones used by the List of Burmese monarchs, Burmese monarchs. Seven of them were destroyed by fire d ...


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References

* Aston, William George. (1896). ''
Nihongi The , sometimes translated as ''The Chronicles of Japan'', is the second-oldest book of classical Japanese history The first human habitation in the Japanese archipelago has been traced to prehistoric times around 30,000 BCE. The Jōmon ...
: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D. 697''. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner. eprinted_by_Tuttle_Publishing,_Tokyo,_2007.__(paper).html" ;"title="Tuttle_Publishing.html" ;"title="eprinted by eprinted_by_Tuttle_Publishing,_Tokyo,_2007.__(paper)">Tuttle_Publishing.html"_;"title="eprinted_by_Tuttle_Publishing">eprinted_by_Tuttle_Publishing,_Tokyo,_2007.__(paper)*_Delmer_Brown.html" ;"title="Tuttle Publishing">eprinted by Tuttle Publishing, Tokyo, 2007. (paper)">Tuttle_Publishing.html" ;"title="eprinted by Tuttle Publishing">eprinted by Tuttle Publishing, Tokyo, 2007. (paper)* Delmer Brown">Brown, Delmer M. and Ichirō Ishida, eds. (1979). [ Jien, c. 1220], ''Gukanshō (The Future and the Past, a translation and study of the Gukanshō, an interpretative history of Japan written in 1219).'' Berkeley: University of California Press. * Martin, Peter. (1997)
''The Chrysanthemum Throne: A History of the Emperors of Japan.''
Honolulu:
University of Hawaii Press The University of Hawaii Press is a university press that is part of the University of Hawaii, University of Hawaii. The University of Hawaii Press was founded in 1947, publishing research in all disciplines of the humanities and natural and soc ...
. * McLaren, Walter Wallace. (1916)
''A Political History of Japan During the Meiji Era, 1867–1912.''
London: G. Allen & Unwin
OCLC 2371314
* . (1959)
''The Imperial House of Japan.''
Kyoto: Ponsonby Memorial Society
OCLC 194887
* Post, Jerrold and Robert S. Robins, (1995)
''When Illness Strikes the Leader.''
New Haven:
Yale University Press Yale University Press is a university press A university press is an academic publishing Publishing is the activity of making information, literature, music, software and other content available to the public for sale or for free. Traditional ...
. * Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). ''
Nihon Odai Ichiran , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coat = Golden circle subdiv ...
''; ou
''Annales des empereurs du Japon.''
Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland
OCLC 5850691
* Varley, H. Paul. (1980). ''A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns: Jinnō Shōtōki of Kitabatake Chikafusa.'' New York:
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. {{ISBN, 0-231-04940-4


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NYPL Digital Gallery ''Trono del imperator del Giapone.''
by Andrea Bernieri (artist). Source: Ferrario, Giulio (1823). ''Il costume antico e moderno, o, storia del governo, della milizia, della religione, delle arti, scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli antichi e moderni.'' Firenze : Batelli. Japanese monarchy National symbols of Japan Thrones 660 BC 7th-century BC establishments Individual thrones