noun, plural Mi·na·mo·to.
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One Imperial candidate was supported by the Taira, the other by the Minamoto.Warriors of Old Japan and Other Stories
Yei Theodora Ozaki
Tsunemoto was a grandson of the Emperor Seiwa and founder of the renowned clan of Minamoto.
Antoku was drowned but the Minamoto soldiers rescued his mother.
This event terminated the descendants of the Minamoto family in the direct line.
They were of the same blood as Nitta and Ashikaga and of the clan of Minamoto.