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Tenjin (Sugawara no Michizane)


Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 04 May 2017
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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)

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Artist, Unknown. "Tenjin (Sugawara no Michizane)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 May 2017. Web. 14 Apr 2021.

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