Premodern Japanese History and Religion

Ross Bender



Columbia University 1980

Auspicious Omens in the Reign of the Last Empress of Nara Japan, 749--770

(JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES) 2013

Shoku Nihongi -- Tenpyo Shoho 1

(PMJS PAPERS) 2012

Emperor, Aristocracy, and the Ritsuryo State: Court Politics in Nara

(JAPAN EMERGING: PREMODERN HISTORY TO 1850) 2012

Changing the Calendar: Royal Political Theology and the Suppression of the Tachibana Naramaro Conspiracy of 757

(JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES) 2010

Research Note -- A Japanese Curriculum of 757 (with Zhao Lu)

(PMJS PAPERS) 2009

Performative Loci of the Imperial Edicts in Nara Japan, 749-70

(ORAL TRADITION) 2009

Performative Loci of Shoku Nihongi Edicts 749-770

(pdf format) 2007

Middle Chinese, Old Japanese, and the Senmyo

(pdf format) 2007

Review of Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan, by Michael Como

(PMJS PAPERS) 2009

Review of The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Archaeology, Architecture, and Icons in Seventh-Century Japan, by Donald F. McCallum

(JAPANESE STUDIES) 2009

Review of Daily Life and Demographics in Ancient Japan, by William Wayne Farris

(PMJS PAPERS) 2009

Review of Imperial Politics and Symbolics in Ancient Japan, by Herman Ooms

(PMJS Listserve) 2008

Review of Nagaoka: Japan's Forgotten Capital, by Ellen Van Goethem

(PMJS Listserve) 2008



HACHIMAN DAIBOSATSU -- THE SHINTO GOD OF WAR?

 


Usa Hachimangu

Miyazaki Hachimangu

Tamukeyama Hachimangu

Tamukeyama Hachimangu Tegaie



Metamorphosis of a Deity: The Image of Hachiman in 'Yumi Yawata'

(MONUMENTA NIPPONICA) 1978

Hachiman River -- Religious Meanings of the Hachiman Cult: Releasing Living Beings in 'Hojogawa'

1989

The Hachiman Cult and the Dokyo Incident

(MONUMENTA NIPPONICA) 1979

The Political Meaning of the Hachiman Cult in Ancient and Early Medieval Japan

(DISSERTATION -- COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 1980

Correspondence with A.N.Meshcheryakov, Institute of Oriental Studies, Academy of Sciences, Moscow

(MONUMENTA NIPPONICA) 1983