Fujiwara no Tokihira ( was a 藤原 時平, 871 – April 26, 909) Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Heian period. [1 ]
Tokihira was a minister under
Emperor Daigo. [1 ]
891 ( ): Tokihira was given a rank which was the equivalent of Kanpyō 3, 3rd month . sangi [2 ]
897 ( ): Tokihira was made Kanpyō 9, 6th month with a rank equal to that of a General of the Left. Dainagon [3 ]
899 ( ): Tokihira was named Shōtai 2 Sadaijin [4 ]
900 ( Shōtai 3): Tokihira accused Sugawara no Michizane of plotting against the emperor. This led to Michizane's exile to the [5 ] Dazaifu in Kyūshū. [6 ]
909 ( ): Tokihira died at age 39. He was honored with posthumous rank and titles. Engi 9, 4th month [7 ]
Genealogy [ edit ]
This member of the
Fujiwara clan was the son of Fujiwara no Mototsune. Tokihira had two brothers: [1 ] Fujiwara no Tadahira and Fujiwara no Nakahira. [8 ]
Selected works [ edit ]
In a statistical overview derived from writings by and about Fujiwara no Tokahiro,
OCLC/ WorldCat encompasses roughly 35 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 122 library holdings. [9 ]
See also [ edit ]
^ a b c d e Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Tokihira" in , p. 210, at Japan Encyclopedia , p. 210 Google Books; Brinkley, Frank et al. (1915). , p. 203, at A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era, p. 203. Google Books
^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). , p. 127, at Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 127. Google Books; see "Fousiwara-no Toki fira", pre- Hepburn romanization
^ Titsingh, , p. 129, at p. 129. Google Books
^ Titsingh, , p. 130, at p. 130. Google Books.
^ Brinkley, , p. 244, at p. 244. Google Books; excerpt, "...three principal contrivers of Michizane's disgrace [were] Fujiwara Tokihira, Fujiwara Sugane, and Minamoto Hikaru ...."
^ Brinkley, , p. 249, at p. 249. Google Books; excerpt, "From one point of view, Michizane's overthrow by Fujiwara Tokihira may be regarded as a collision between the Confucian doctrines which informed the polity of the Taika epoch and the power of aristocratic heredity."
^ Titsingh, , p. 132, at p. 132. Google Books.
^ Brinkley, , p. 241, at p. 241. Google Books
^ WorldCat Identities: 藤原時平 871-909
References [ edit ]