Tale of Genji

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 May 2017
Tale of Genji

A scroll with extracts from the 'Tale of the Genji' or Genji Monogatari, written in the 11th century CE by Murasaki Shikibu. Ink on decorated paper. Attributed to Prince Son'en (1298-1356 CE). (Tokyo National Museum)


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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, May 12). Tale of Genji. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6646/

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Wiener, James B. "Tale of Genji." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 12, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6646/.

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Wiener, James B. "Tale of Genji." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 12 May 2017. Web. 23 May 2019.

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