Emperor Sujin (崇神天皇, Sujin-tennō) was the 10th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Historians consider Emperor Sujin to be a legendary person; and the name Sujin-tennō was created for him posthumously by later generations.
|Emperor of Japan|
|Born||around the 1st century|
Yamanobe no michi no Magari no oka no e no misasagi (Nara)
No certain dates can be assigned to this emperor's life or reign. The conventionally accepted names and sequence of the early emperors were not to be confirmed as "traditional" until the reign of Emperor Kammu, who was the 50th monarch of the Yamato dynasty.
Events of Suijin's lifeEdit
Sujin was interested in agriculture and irrigation. He established a system of taxation.
After his deathEdit
- Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 崇神天皇 (10); retrieved 2011-10-19.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 7-9; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 253; Varley, Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 93-95; Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric et al. (2002). "Traditional order of Tennō" in Japan encyclopedia, pp. 962-963.
- Kelly, Charles F. "Kofun Culture," Japanese Archaeology. April 27, 2009; retrieved 2011-10-19.
- Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1959). The Imperial House of Japan, p. 30.
- Aston, William George. (1896). Nihongi, pp. 109.
- Brown, p. 252.
- Aston, pp. 150-164.
- "Life in the Cloudy Imperial Fishbowl," Japan Times. March 27, 2007; retrieved 2011-10-19.
- Titsingh, pp. 34-36; Brown, pp. 261-262; Varley, pp. 123-124.
- Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1959). The Imperial House of Japan, p.32.
- Aston, pp. 147-148.
| Legendary Emperor of Japan