Ancient Japan

Shinto Creation Stories

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The Creation of Heaven and Earth

The Creation of the Gods

Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto and the Creation of the Gods

Another Account of the Creation of the Gods

Sosa no wo and Ama-terasu

The Conflict between Ama-terasu ans Sosa no wo

Sosa no wo in Izumo

The Conquest of the Land of the Reed-Plains

The Coming of the August Grandchild to Japan

The Two Brothers and the Princess of the Sea





























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