Meiji period Japanese watercolor on silk painting scroll fine painted. 19.5x78"/14"x44.5, Excellent silk reserved w. Jimmu is recorded as Japan's first ruler in two early chronicles, Nihon Shoki.
Nihon Shoki gives the dates of his reign as 660-585 BC. In the reign of Emperor Kanmu.
The eighth-century scholar Omi no Mifune. Designated rulers before Ojin as tenno.
"Heavenly sovereign", a Japanese pendant to the Chinese imperial title Tian-dì?? , and gave several of them including Jimmu their canonical names.Prior to this time, these rulers had been known as Sumera no mikoto / Okimi. This practice had begun under Empress Suiko. And took root after the Taika Reforms. With the ascendancy of the Nakatomi clan. According to the legendary account in the Kojiki.
Emperor Jimmu was born on February 13, 711 BC the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar. , and died, again according to legend, on April 9, 585 BC (the eleventh day of the third month).
Give Jimmu's name as Kamu-yamato Iware-biko no Mikoto. Or Kamu-yamato Iware-biko no Sumeramikoto. Whose precise purport is unclear.
Among his other names were: Wakamikenu no Mikoto. , Kamu-yamato Iware-biko hohodemi no Mikoto. The Imperial House of Japan.Traditionally based its claim to the throne on its putative descent from the sun-goddess Amaterasu. Via Jimmu's great-grandfather Ninigi. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "yehlinaloha_1" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.