Iki no Hakatoko

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Iki no Hakatoko (伊吉 博德, seventh century) was a Japanese diplomat, legal scholar and writer.[1]

Mission to China[edit]

  • 659-661 envoy to China on behalf of Empress Saimei.
  • 667-668 he went to China on behalf of Emperor Tenji, travelling with Kasa no Moroishi (笠諸石?) to the court of the Gaozong, Emperor of China. On his return voyage to Japan, he escorted Tang emissary Sima Facong (司馬法聰) to the army stationed at the old Baekje garrison.[2]


  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis Frédéric et al. (2005). Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 379-380.
  2. ^ Fogel, Joshua A. (2009). Articulating the Sinosphere: Sino-Japanese Relations in Space and Time, pp. 102-107.


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