Meiji-tenno among kami and emperors



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English: This 1878 engraving by Toyohara Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) visually presents the central tenet of State Shinto (1871-1946). This Shinto variant asserted and promoted belief in the divinity of the Emperor, which arose from a genealogical family tree extending back to the first emperor and to the most important deities of Japanese mythology. -- The figures represented in these three panels are:

Español: Grabado de Toyohara Chikanobu (1838 - 1912), hecho en 1878, presenta visualmente el principio central de Sintoísmo estatal (1871-1946). Esta variante sintoísta afirmaba y promovía la creencia en la divinidad del emperador, creando un árbol genealógico que se remonta hasta el primer emperador y a las deidades más importantes de la mitología japonesa. Las figuras representadas en estos tres paneles son:

Português: Gravura de Toyahara Chikanobu (1838 - 1912), feita em 1878. Durante a instituição do Xintoísmo estatal promoveu-se e elevou-se a divindade do Imperador, como essência da unidade da nação, criando uma árvore genealógica que remonta até ao primeiro imperador e daí às divindades mais importantes da mitologia japonesa.

Date 1878(1878)
Source http://www.univie.ac.at/rel_jap/gesch/staatsshinto.htm
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