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Ancient history

The study of the written past from the beginning of recorded human history to the Early Middle Ages. The span of recorded history is roughly 5,000 years, starting with Cuneiform script, the oldest discovered form of coherent writing, from the protoliterate period around the 30th century BC.

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Ancient history

Emperor Annei

History; Ancient history

Modern scholars have come to question the existence of at least the first nine emperors; and Annei's descendant, Emperor Sujin is the first many agree might have actually existed.

Emperor Itoku

History; Ancient history

No firm dates can be assigned to this emperor's life, but he is conventionally considered to have reigned from 510 BC–476 BC. Modern scholars have come to question the existence of at least the first ...

Emperor Kōshō

History; Ancient history

Modern scholars have come to question the existence of at least the first nine emperors; and Kōshō's descendant, Emperor Sujin is the first many agree might have actually existed.

Emperor Kōan

History; Ancient history

Emperor Kōan; also known as Yamatotarashihikokunioshihito no Mikoto; was the sixth emperor of Japan,according to the traditional order of succession. Modern scholars have come to question the ...

Emperor Kōrei

History; Ancient history

Modern scholars have come to question the existence of at least the first nine emperors; and Kōrei's descendant, Emperor Sujin is the first many agree might have actually existed.

Emperor Kōgen

History; Ancient history

Emperor Kōgen, also known as Ooyamatonekohikokunikuru no Mikoto, was the eighth emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Modern scholars have come to question the existence ...

Emperor Kaika

History; Ancient history

Emperor Kaika; also known as Wakayamatonekohikooobi no Mikoto; is the ninth emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Modern scholars have come to question the existence of ...

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