Minamoto

[mee-nah-maw-taw]
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Historical Examples of minamoto

  • One Imperial candidate was supported by the Taira, the other by the Minamoto.

  • Antoku was drowned but the Minamoto soldiers rescued his mother.

    Japan

    Various

  • This event terminated the descendants of the Minamoto family in the direct line.

    Japan

    Various

  • Tsunemoto was a grandson of the Emperor Seiwa and founder of the renowned clan of Minamoto.

    Japan

    Various

  • They were of the same blood as Nitta and Ashikaga and of the clan of Minamoto.

    Japan

    Various