Fujiwara no Maro
|Fujiwara no Maro|
|Parents||Fujiwara no Fuhito (father)|
- 737 (Tenpyō 9, 7th month): Maro died at age 43. A smallpox epidemic caused the deaths of Maro and his three brothers.
This member of the Fujiwara clan was the son of Fujiwara no Fuhito. Maro had three brothers: Fusasaki, Muchimaro and Umakai. These four brothers are known for having established the "four houses" of the Fujiwara.
Among his children was Fujiwara no Hamanari.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Umakai" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 205, p. 205, at Google Books; Brinkley, Frank. (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
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 70, p. 70, at Google Books; see "Fousiwara-no Maro", pre-Hepburn romanization
- Titsingh,p. 69, p. 69, at Google Books
- Brinkley, p. 190., p. 190, at Google Books
- Brinkley, p. 203., p. 203, at Google Books; excerpt, "Muchimaro's home, being in the south (nan) of the capital, was called Nan-ke; Fusazaki's, being in the north (hoku), was termed Hoku-ke; Umakai's was spoken of as Shiki-ke, since he presided over the Department of Ceremonies (shiki), and Maro's went by the name of Kyō-ke, this term also having reference to his office."
- 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: Encyclopædia Britannica. OCLC 413099
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 58053128
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon (Nihon Odai Ichiran). Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 5850691
- 水垣 久. 藤原麻呂 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-09-22.
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