Nijō family

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Nijō clan
二条家
Nijō Fuji.png
Parent houseKujō clan (Fujiwara clan)
TitlesVarious
FounderNijō Yoshizane
Founding year13th century
Dissolutionstill extant

Nijō family (二条家, Nijō-ke) was a Japanese aristocratic kin group.[1] The Nijō was a branch of the Fujiwara clan.[2]

History[edit]

The family was founded by Kujō Michiie's son Nijō Yoshizane.[1]

The Nijō was one of the five Fujiwara families from which the Sesshō and Kampaku were chosen.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon; Papinot, (2003). "Nijō," Nobiliare du Japon, p. 42; retrieved 2013-7-7.
  2. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Nijō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 711.
  3. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, p. 270.