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4 edition of Star lore of Japan found in the catalog.

Star lore of Japan

The starscape of a people

by KoГЊВ„ichi Kitao

  • 400 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Ama River Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy,
  • Japan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11781192M
    ISBN 100971484627
    ISBN 109780971484627
    OCLC/WorldCa491490225

    (shelved 1 time as folklore-children) avg rating — 2, ratings — published p. Click to enlarge They Monkeys Listen to the Priest's Sermon. XXII REINCARNATION. IN the far-north and mountainous portion of Echigo Province is a temple which during the reign of the Emperor Ichijo had a curious story attached to it; and, though the Emperor Ichijo reigned so long ago as between the years and A. D., the teller of the story assured me that he believed the.

      Buy Star Lore of All Ages (Dover Books on Astronomy) by Olcott, William Tyler (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10).   Japanese mythology is collectively chronicled in the Kojiki, the oldest historical record written in Japan in AD, and in the Nihon Shoki written in As was common practice before the age of script, these tales were passed on through oral traditions—the Teiki and Kuji, among others—for generations before they were ever recorded.

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