Achi no omi
|Achi no omi|
Achi no omi (阿知使主, 3rd century – 5th century), was a great-grandson of Emperor Ling of Han who settled in Japan with his son Tsuga no omi. He became the founding ancestor of the Yamato no Aya clan. His name is also recorded as 阿知吉師.
From the Nihon Shoki (289 AD):
20th year, Autumn, 9 month. Achi no omi, ancestor of the Atahe of the Aya of Yamato, and his son Tsuga no omi immigrated to Japan, bringing with them a company of their people of seventeen districts.
- Shinsen Shōjiroku
- Nihon Shoki X:13; p.264
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