Kamuyamato Iwarebiko: Jimmu, Emperor of Ancient Japan, 660-585 BCE

According to Shinto belief, Jimmu is regarded as a direct descendant of the sun goddess, Amaterasu. Introduction Emperor Jimmu (Jinmu Tennō; also known as: Kamuyamato Iwarebiko; given name: Wakamikenu no Mikoto or Sano no Mikoto), (born according to the legendary account in the Kojiki on the first day of the first month, 660 B.C.E., and[…]