Fujiwara-kyo,Yamato (present day Kashihara, Nara prefecture)
Empress Jito ruled from 689 to 695 following the death of her husband, Emperor Tenmu. Both the Man'yoshu and Hyakunin Isshu contain poems attributed to her. She ruled from Fujiwara-kyo (present-day Kashihara, Nara prefecture).
Editions and Translations
Sato, Hiroaki. Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology. New York: Routledge, 2015. ; McMilan, Peter. One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each: A Translation of the Ogura Hyakunin Isshu. New York: Columbia UP, 2010.