The role of "Sendai-Kujihongi" in case of systematizing and theorization
of the Middle Age Shinto.
" Sendai-Kujihongi " being in the status which is equal to the "Kojiki "
and "Nihon-shoki" as the oldest Japanese history until the modern time
beginning. In addition to it, when the time Shinto in the Middle Ages
intended a theorization and systematizing, it was specifically thought
as the theoretical basis .
I want to attempt to think about the role and the meaning which "Sendai-
In the Shinto theory in the Middle Ages, 天讓日天狹霧國禪月國狹霧尊 ( あ
めゆずるひあまのさぎりくにゆずるつきくにさぎりのみこと ) is put on the
heaven Messrs. which is integrate 天御中主神 and 国常立尊, each of them
are the first deity of " Kojiki " and " Nihon-shoki" into one system.
天讓日天狹霧國禪月國狹霧尊 is appeared in "Sendai-Kujihongi" as the
first deity. There is a suggestion which constructs the pantheon of the
deities in the Middle Ages in " Sendai-Kujihongi ".