Tenjin (Sugawara no Michizane)

Server Costs Fundraiser 2024

Help our mission to provide free history education to the world! Please donate and contribute to covering our server costs in 2024. With your support, millions of people learn about history entirely for free every month.
$3810 / $18000


Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 04 May 2017
Tenjin (Sugawara no Michizane) Download Full Size Image

A representation of Sugawara no Michizane, aka Tenjin, (845-903 CE) on painted silk. Michizane was a scholar, poet and high-level administrator in the Japanese court during the Heian Period. He was later deified as the god of scholarship and education. 15th century CE. (Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawaii)

Remove Ads

Cite This Work

APA Style

Artist, U. (2017, May 04). Tenjin (Sugawara no Michizane). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6592/tenjin-sugawara-no-michizane/

Chicago Style

Artist, Unknown. "Tenjin (Sugawara no Michizane)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 04, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6592/tenjin-sugawara-no-michizane/.

MLA Style

Artist, Unknown. "Tenjin (Sugawara no Michizane)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 May 2017. Web. 24 Jul 2024.