Princess Uchiko

Item

Author

Princess Uchiko

Location

Heian-kyo (modern day Kyoto)

Dates

806-847

Biography

Princess Uchiko was born the third daughter of Emperor Saga. Her mother was a naturalized member of the Korean royal family. She was appointed the head priestess of the Kamo shrine in Kyoto. [Source: Sato, Hiroaki. Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology. New York: Routledge, 2015.]

Languages

Japanese

Genres

Poetry

Editions and Translations

Sato, Hiroaki. Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Item sets

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