Emperor Kammu

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 08 May 2017

A 16th century CE portrait on silk of Japanese Emperor Kammu (r. 781 to 806 CE) who is most noted for relocating the capital to Heiankyo (Kyoto) in 784 CE. (Enryaku-ji Monastery, near Kyoto, Japan)

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