Yamabe no Akahito
Comprehensive information about Yamabe no Akahito including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Yamabe no Akahito was a poet of the Nara period in Japan. The Man'yoshu, an ancient anthology, contains 13 choka ("long poems") and 37 tanka ("short poems") of his. Many of his poems were composed during journeys with Emperor Shomu between 724 and 736. Yamabe is regarded as one of the kami of poetry, and is called Waka Nisei along with Kakinomoto no Hitomaro. He is noted as one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals . This educational Yamabe no Akahito resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.
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