Basic Terms of Shinto 神道基本用語集

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Text A Japanese classic based on oral traditions, compiled in 712. It relates myths, legends, and historical accounts centering around the imperial court, from the age of the gods until the reign of Empress Suiko (r. 593-628). Shinto theology has developed largely through the interpretation of Kojiki mythology. The ceremonies, customs, taboos, magic practices, and divination practices of ancient Japan are described in great detail.