Fujiwara no Kamatari
1 Biography 2 Legacy 3 Family 4 Popular culture 5 See also 6 Notes 7 References
Kamatari was born to the Nakatomi clan, was the son of Nakatomi no
Mikeko, and named Nakatomi no Kamatari (中臣 鎌足) at birth. He
was a friend and supporter of the Prince Naka no Ōe, later Emperor
Tenji. Kamatari was the head of the Jingi no Haku, or Shinto
ritualists; as such, he was one of the chief opponents of the
increasing power and prevalence of
Fujiwara no Kamatari
Among Kamatari's descendants are Fumimaro Konoe the
34th/38th/39th Prime Minister of Japan and Konoe's grandson Morihiro
Hosokawa the 79th Prime Minister of Japan (who is
also a descendant of the
Father: Nakatomi no Mikeko (中臣御食子) Mother: Ōtomo no Chisen-no-iratsume (大伴智仙娘), daughter of Otomo no Kuiko (大伴囓子). Also known as "Ōtomo-bunin" (大伴夫人).
Main wife: Kagami no Ōkimi (鏡王女, ?-683) Wife: Kurumamochi no Yoshiko-no-iratsume (車持与志古娘), daughter of Kurumamochi no Kuniko (車持国子).
Children with unknown mother:
Daughter: Fujiwara no Hikami-no-iratsume (藤原氷上娘, ?–682), Bunin of Emperor Tenmu, mother of Princess Tajima. Daughter: Fujiwara no Ioe-no-iratsume (藤原五百重娘), Bunin of Emperor Tenmu, wife of Fujiwara no Fuhito and mother of Prince Niitabe and Fujiwara no Maro. Daughter: Fujiwara no Mimimotoji (藤原耳面刀自), Bunin of Emperor Kōbun, mother of Princess Ichishi-hime (壱志姫王). Daughter: Fujiwara no Tome/Tone-no-iratsume (藤原斗売娘), wife of Nakatomi no Omimaro (中臣意美麻呂), mother of Nakatomi no Azumahito (中臣東人).
Portrayed by Noh Seung-jin in the 2012-2013
Tōshi Kaden, a bibliographic record
^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Tadahira" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 203, p. 203, 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 ^ Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1962). Sovereign and Subject, pp. 216-220. ^ a b c d "Fujiwara no Kamatari". Encyclopedia of Japan. Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Archived from the original on 2007-08-25. Retrieved 2012-10-27. ^ "藤原 鎌足" [Fujiwara no Kamatari]. Dijitaru Daijisen (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Archived from the original on 2007-08-25. Retrieved 2012-10-27. ^ Brinkley, p. 177., p. 177, at Google Books
Brinkley, Frank and Dairoku Kikuchi. (1915). A History of the Japanese
People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era. New York:
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Fujiwara family tree
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In the 13th century, the main line of the Fujiwara family split into five families or houses: the Kujō, Nijō and Ichijō (descendants of Kanezane); and also the Konoe and Takatsukasa (descendants of Motozane).
WorldCat Identities VIAF: 25972163 LCCN: n83018951 SUDOC: 15401