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Izumo No Okuni
was a Japanese Japanese may refer to: * Something from or related to Japan Japan ( ja, 日本, or , and formally ) is an island country An island country or an island nation is a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or ... shrine maiden In Shinto, a is a Shinto shrine, shrine maidenGroemer, 28. or a supplementary priestess. were once likely seen as Shamanism, shamansPicken, 140. but are understood in modern Japanese culture to be an institutionalized role in daily shrine life, ... who is believed to have invented the theatrical art form of kabuki is a classical form of Japan Japan ( ja, 日本, or , and formally ) is an island country An island country or an island nation is a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is o .... She is thought to have begun performing her new art style of (lit., "the art of singing and dancing") theatre in the dry riverbed of ...
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Izumo Province
was an Old provinces of Japan, old province of Japan which today consists of the eastern part of Shimane Prefecture. It was sometimes called . The province is in the Chūgoku Region. History During the early Kofun period (3rd century) this region was independent and constructed rectangular tumuli. But in the fourth century this region saw the construction of rectangular and key shaped tumuli. During the 6th or 7th century it was absorbed due to the expansion of the state of Yamato Province, Yamato, within which it assumed the role of a sacerdotal domain. Even today, the Izumo Shrine constitutes (as does the Grand Shrine of Ise) one of the most important sacred places of Shinto: it is dedicated to ''kami'', especially to Ōkuninushi (''Ō-kuni-nushi-no-mikoto''), mythical progeny of Susanoo and all the clans of Izumo. The mythological mother of Japan, the goddess Izanami, is said to be buried on Mt. Hiba, at the border of the old provinces of Izumo and Hōki Province, Hōki, n ...
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Imperial Court In Kyoto
The Imperial Court in Kyoto Kyoto (; : , ''Kyōto'' ), officially , is the capital city of in . Located in the on the island of , Kyoto forms a part of the along with and . As of 2021, the city has a population of 1.45 million, making up 57% of the prefecture's total p ... was the nominal ruling government of Japan The is the central government of Japan. The Government of Japan consists of legislature, executive and judiciary branches and is accountable to the Emperor of Japan. The Prime Minister of Japan is the head of government, chief executive of t ... from 794 AD until the Meiji period The is an era An era is a span of time defined for the purposes of chronology 222px, Joseph Scaliger's ''De emendatione temporum'' (1583) began the modern science of chronology Chronology (from Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical ... (1868–1912), after which the court was moved from Kyoto Kyoto (; : , ''Kyōto'' ), officially , is the capital city of i ...
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1570s Births
Year 157 ( CLVII) was a common year starting on Friday A common year starting on Friday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or year) is a that contains an additional day (or, in the case of a , a month) added to keep the calendar year synchronized with the or . B ... (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar (; 12 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman Roman or Romans usually refers to: *Rome, the capital city of Italy *Ancient Rome, Roman civilization from 8th century B .... At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Civica and Aquillus (or, less frequently, year 910 ''Ab urbe condita 300px, Antoninianus of Pacatianus, Roman usurper, usurper of Roman emperor Philip the Arab, Philip in 248. It reads ''ROMAE AETERAEANOMIL ESIMOET PRIMO'', 'To eternal Rome, in its one thousand and first year.' ''Ab urbe condita'' ( . ...
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Minami-za
is the primary kabuki theatre in Kyoto, Japan. It was founded in 1610 as . The current building, with a 1,086 seat capacity, was built in 1929. History The Minami-za is one of the earliest of the seven officially-licensed kabuki theatres built in the early Edo period (1615-1623) in the Shijo Kawara area in Kyoto; the theatre pre-dates those of Tokyo and Osaka. The current Minami-za theatre was built in 1929 in the architectural style of the Momoyama period, with a gabled roof and a traditional turret marking the official approval of the government. In 1991, after the end of the Shōwa period, the interior was drastically refurbished and modern stage mechanism was installed. In 1996, the Minami-za was registered as a Tangible Cultural Properties of Japan, Japanese Tangible Cultural Property in respects to its historical architectural value in connection to the city of Kyoto. Theatre mechanism The Minami-za features a number of stagecraft mechanisms unique to kabuki, such as the ...
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Fujin Kōron
(meaning ''Woman's Review'' in English) is a Japanese bi-weekly women's magazine This is a list of women's magazines from around the world. These are magazine A magazine is a periodical publication Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a category of serial publications ... published by Chūōkōron-Shinsha. It was founded under the concept of women's liberation and establishment of selfhood. It was first published in January 1916 (Taishō 5). It is one of the new intellectual feminist magazines in Japan during the 1910s. Notable works See also * ''Bluestocking'' (magazine) * '' Fujin Gahō'' * ''Shufu no Tomo'' * ''Shojo no Tomo, Shōjo no Tomo'' * ''Shōjo Sekai'' * ''Shōjo Friend'' References

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