The Civil War Period and the Foresight of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the First of the Tokugawa Shōguns

  • Shoichi Watanabe


The new Emperor of the Heian Period (794–1192) acceded to the throne by the accession ceremony and the O-Nie-no-Matsuri (the Great Food Offering Festival). Since an emperor whose accession ceremony was performed but who had not been able to carry out the O-Nie-no-Matsuri was called ‘Han Tei’ (Half-Emperor), we realise that the Emperor’s role as the high priest of the agriculture festival was unchanged.


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© Kodansha 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shoichi Watanabe
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  1. 1.Sophia UniversityTokyoJapan

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