In the course of the violence that erupted as a result, Ōtomo, having taken the throne as Emperor Kōbun, took his own life after reigning for less than a year. His uncle Ō-ama then succeeded to the throne as the Emperor Temmu.
"Jinshin no Ran." (1985). Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.
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