Scene from the Tale of Genji

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 21 April 2017
Scene from the Tale of Genji

Part of a cabinet for storing volumes of the Tale of Genji, the 11th century CE classic novel by Murasaki Shikibu. The scene is from that novel. Maki-e lacquer, Edo period, 17th-18th century CE. (Tokyo National Museum)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, April 21). Scene from the Tale of Genji. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6545/

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Wiener, James B. "Scene from the Tale of Genji." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 21, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6545/.

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Wiener, James B. "Scene from the Tale of Genji." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 21 Apr 2017. Web. 17 Sep 2019.

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