A Hundred Verses from Old Japan

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The Hyaku-nin-isshiu, or 'Single Verses by a Hundred People', were collected together in A.D. 1235. They are placed in approximate chronological order, and range from about the year AD 670. Perhaps what strikes one most in connection with the Hyaku-nin-isshiu is the date when the verses were written; most of them were produced before the time of the Norman Conquest (AD 1066), and one cannot but be struck with the advanced state of art and culture in Japan at a time when Europe was still in a very elementary stage of ...

A Hundred Verses from Old Japan 2015, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781519523525

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A Hundred Verses from Old Japan 2009, Abela Publishing, Sandhurst

ISBN-13: 9781907256196

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Hundred Verses from Old Japan 1989, Tuttle Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780804812566

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