Thirty-six Poetry Immortals
The Thirty-six Immortals of Poetry (三十六歌仙, Sanjūrokkasen) are a group of Japanese poets of the Nara, Asuka and Heian periods selected by Fujiwara no Kintō as exemplars of Japanese poetic abil...
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Ono no Komachi - Komachi
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Ki no Tomonori - Ki no Tomonori - Kokinshu (84)
Ki no Tomonori (紀友則 ki (no) tomonori, c. 850c. 904) One member of the sanjūrokkasen (Thirty-six Poetry Immortals). Heian waka, poet of the court. Compiler of...
Kakinomoto no Hitomaro
Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (柿本人麻呂 or 柿本人麿) was a was a Japanese waka poet and aristocrat of the late Asuka period. He was the most prominent of the poets included in the Man'yōshū, and was particularl...
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Ki no Tsurayuki
Ki no Tsurayuki (紀 貫之, 872 – June 30, 945) was a Japanese author, poet and courtier of the Heian period. He is best known as the principal compiler of the Kokin Wakashū and as a possible author of...
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Ōshikōchi Mitsune
Ōshikōchi no Mitsune (凡河内 躬恒) was an early Heian administrator and waka poet of the Japanese court (859–925), and a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals. He was sent as the governor of Kai, Izumi...
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Lady Ise
Lady Ise (伊勢 or 伊勢の御息所 Ise no miyasudokoro) (c. 875 – c. 938) was a female Japanese poet in the Imperial court's waka tradition. She was born to Fujiwara no Tsugukage of Ise Province, and eventually b...
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Ōtomo no Yakamochi
Ōtomo no Yakamochi (大伴 家持, c. 718 – October 5, 785) was a Japanese statesman and waka poet in the Nara period. He is a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals (三十六歌仙, sanjūrokkasen...
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Yamabe no Akahito
Yamabe no Akahito (山部 赤人 or 山邊 赤人) (fl. 724–736) was a poet of the Nara period in Japan. The Man'yōshū, an ancient anthology, contains 13 chōka ("long poems") and 37 tanka ("short poems") of his. Many...
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Ariwara no Narihira
Ariwara no Narihira (在原 業平, 825 – July 9, 880) was a Japanese waka poet and aristocrat. He was one of six waka poets referred in the preface in kana to Kokin Wakashū by Ki no Tsurayuki, and has be...
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Henjo
Sōjō Henjō (遍昭 or 遍照, 816 – February 12, 890) was a Japanese waka poet and Buddhist priest. His birth name was Yoshimine no Munesada (良岑宗貞). Thanks to a reference to him in the preface of Kokin...
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Sosei
Sosei (素性 or 素性法師, c. 844 — 910) was a Japanese waka poet and Buddhist priest. He is reckoned as one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals, and one of his poems was included in the famous anthology Hyaku...
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Ki no Tomonori
Ki no Tomonori (紀 友則) (c. 850 – c. 904) was an early Heian waka poet of the court, a member of the sanjūrokkasen or Thirty-six Poetry Immortals. He was a compiler of the Kokin Wakashū, though he certa...
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Sarumaru no Taifu
Sarumaru no Taifu, also known as Sarumaru no Dayū (猿丸大夫, sarumaru no taifu/dayū) was a waka poet in the early Heian period. He is a member of the Thirty Six Poetic Sages (三十六歌仙, sanjūr...
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Ono no Komachi
Ono no Komachi (小野 小町, c. 825 – c. 900) was a Japanese waka poet, one of the Rokkasen—the Six best Waka poets of the early Heian period. She was renowned for her unusual beauty, and Komachi is tod...
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Fujiwara no Kanesuke
Fujiwara no Kanesuke (877—933, Japanese: 藤原 兼輔, also 中納言兼輔, Chūnagon Kanesuke and 堤中納言 Tsutsumi Chūnagon) was a middle Heian waka poet and Japanese nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty...
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Fujiwara no Asatada
Fujiwara no Asatada (Japanese: 藤原 朝忠, also 中納言朝忠, Chunagon Asatada) (910 – January 19, 966) was a middle Heian waka and Japanese nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immorta...
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Fujiwara no Atsutada
Fujiwara no Atsutada (藤原 敦忠 also 権中納言敦忠, Gonchūnagon Atsutada, 906—April 18, 943) was a middle Heian waka and Japanese nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Imm...
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Fujiwara no Takamitsu
Fujiwara no Takamitsu (藤原 高光, c. 939-994) was a mid-Heian period waka poet and Japanese nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals. His father was Fujiwara no Morosuke, ...
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Minamoto no Kintada
Minamoto no Kintada (889–948, Japanese: 源 公忠, also 源公忠朝臣 Miyamoto no Kintada Ason) was a middle Heian waka poet and nobleman. Along with his son Minamoto no Saneakira he is designated as a membe...
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Mibu no Tadamine
Mibu no Tadamine (壬生忠岑) was an early Heian waka poet of the court (active 898–920), and a member of the sanjūrokkasen or Thirty-six Poetry Immortals. His son Mibu no Tadami was also a distinguished po...
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Kishi Joō
Kishi Joō (929–985, 徽子女王, also Yoshiko Joō 承香殿女御 Jokyōden Joō or 斎宮女御 Saigū no Nyōgo) was a Japanese Waka poet of the middle Heian period. She is one of only five women numbered as one of the T...
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Ōnakatomi no Yoritomo
Ōnakatomi no Yoritomo ( c. 886–958, 大中臣 頼基) was a middle Heian period waka poet and Japanese nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals. Ōnakatomi no Yoritomo's po...
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Fujiwara no Toshiyuki
Fujiwara no Toshiyuki (birthdate unknown – 901 or 907, Japanese: 藤原 敏行, also 藤原 敏行 朝亜 Fujiwara Toshiyuki no Ason) was a middle Heian waka poet and Japanese nobleman. He is designated as a member of th...
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Minamoto no Shigeyuki
Minamoto no Shigeyuki (Japanese: 源 重之) (died 1000) was an early Heian waka poet and nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals and one of his poems is included in the fa...
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Minamoto no Muneyuki
Minamoto no Muneyuki (?-983, Japanese: 源 宗于 also 源宗于朝臣 Minamoto no Muneyuki Ason) was an early Heian waka poet and nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals, and one of...
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Minamoto no Saneakira
Minamoto no Saneakira (Japanese: 源 信明) (910–970) was a middle Heian waka poet and nobleman. Along with his father Minamoto no Kintada he is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals.Ki...
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Fujiwara no Kiyotada
Fujiwara no Kiyotada (藤原 清正, died July 958) was a Japanese poet, in particular one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals. He is the second son of Fujiwara no Kanesuke, also one of the Thirty-six Poet...
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Minamoto no Shitagō
Minamoto no Shitagō (源 順, 911–983) was a mid Heian waka poet, scholar and nobleman. He was the original compiler of the Wamyō Ruijushō, the first Japanese dictionary organized into semantic headin...
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Fujiwara no Okikaze
Fujiwara no Okikaze (藤原 興風, dates unknown) was a middle Heian waka poet and Japanese nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals and one of his poems is included in t...
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