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Soga no Iname (蘇我稲目, died 570). Soga no Iname was a leader of the Soga clan and a statesman during the reign of Emperor Kimmei in the early Yamato period. He was the first person to hold the position of Ōomi that can be verified with reasonable accuracy. He was the son of Soga no Koma (蘇我高麗) and the father of Soga no Umako. Information from Nihonshoki or Kojiki, the earliest remaining texts seems eerily absent regarding Soga no Koma, where Koma incidentally is the same Chinese for one of the abbreviated names of Goguryeo. This limestone statue of a Boddhisattva was probably created in the Henan province of China around 570, in the Northern Qi Dynasty. ... The Soga clan was one of the most powerful clans in Yamato Japan. ... Emperor Kimmei (欽明天皇 Kinmei Tennō) (509-571) was the 29th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession, and the first to whom contemporary historiography assigns clear dates. ... The following text needs to be harmonized with text in the article History of Japan#Yamato period. ... Categories: Japan geography stubs | Old provinces of Japan ... Soga no Umako (蘇我馬子; 551? - 20 May 626), the son of Soga no Iname and the strongest member of Soga clan of Japan, conducted politicial reforms with Prince Shotoku during the rules of Emperors Bidatsu and Suiko, and established Soga clans stronghold in the governemt by having his daughter married... Goguryeo (traditional founding date 37 BCE; probably 2nd century BCE – 668 CE) was an ancient Korean kingdom located in the northern Korean Peninsula and Manchuria. ...


Soga no Iname solidified his power by marrying two of his daughters, Soga no Kitashihime and Soga no Oanegimi, to Emperor Kimmei. Between the two of them they gave birth to three future emperors, Emperor Yōmei, Emperor Sushun and Empress Suiko, as well as numerous other princes and princesses. Soga no Kitashihime (蘇我堅塩媛). Daughter of Soga no Iname and consort to Emperor Kimmei. ... ... Emperor Sushun (崇峻天皇 Sushun Tennō) was the 32nd emperor of Japan (587-592), according to the traditional order of succession. ... Empress Suiko , 554–April 15, 628[1]) was the 33rd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession, and the first known woman to hold this position. ...


Soga no Iname is also known for his early support of Buddhism which, according to the Nihon Shoki, was introduced to the Yamato court from Paekche in 552. (However, according to a different source, the Jōgū Shōtoku Hōō Teisetsu, it was introduced in 538.) Opposing Iname and against the acceptance of this new foreign religion were Mononobe no Okoshi and Nakatomi no Kamako. The rivalry between the Sogas and the Mononobes and Nakatomis would carry on into future generations, with Iname's son Soga no Umako defeating Okoshi's son Mononobe no Moriya in 587, and his grandson and great-grandson Soga no Emishi and Soga no Iruka being defeated by a descendant of Kamako, Nakatomi no Kamatari, in the Isshi Incident. Buddhism is a dharmic, non-theistic religion and a philosophy. ... Nihonshoki (日本書紀) is the second oldest history book about the ancient history of Japan. ... Baekje (or Paekche) and later Nambuyeo (18 BCE – 660 CE) was a kingdom in the southwest of the Korean Peninsula. ... Events July - Battle of Taginae: The Byzantine general Narses defeats and kills Totila, king of the Ostrogoths. ... March 12 - Witiges, king of the Ostrogoths ends his siege of Rome and retreats to Ravenna, leaving the city in the hands of the victorious Byzantine general, Belisarius. ... Mononobe clan (物部氏; mononobe-shi) was an old Japanese clan of Yamato period. ... Mononobe no Moriya (物部守屋)(d. ... Events End of the Nan Liang Dynasty in China. ... Soga no Emishi (蘇我 蝦夷; 587 - 645) was a statesman of Yamato Imperial Court. ... Soga no Iruka (蘇我入鹿 ? - July 10, 645) was a statesman in the Yamato Period of Japan. ... Fujiwara no Kamatari (藤原鎌足, 614–669 A.D.) was the founder of the Fujiwara clan in Japan. ... The tomb of Soga no Irukas head in Asuka-mura, Nara Prefecture. ...


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Soga clan - Definition, explanation (470 words)
Soga no Iname served as Great Minister from 536 until his death in 570, and was the first of the Soga to carry to extreme lengths the domination of the Throne by the nobility.
The Soga family, however, supported the introduction of Buddhism, placing a holy image of the Buddha in a major Shinto shrine; Soga no Iname claimed that Buddhism brought with it a new form of government that would subvert the independence of the clans, unifying the Japanese people under the Emperor.
Soga no Emishi and his son Iruka began to build more and more elaborate palaces and tombs for themselves, styling themselves sovereigns.
Soga no Iname Information (170 words)
Soga no Iname was a leader of the Soga clan and a statesman during the reign of Emperor Kimmei in the early Yamato period.
He was the son of Soga no Koma (蘇我高麗) and the father of Soga no Umako.
Soga no Iname is also known for his early support of Buddhism which, according to the Nihon Shoki, was introduced to the Yamato court from Paekche in 552.
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