Re: [SCA-JML] Greetings
- On 1/7/07, Alicia Marie Sisco <ravynathanor@...> wrote:
> I'm a member of Stormvale- a shire in the Middle Kingdom, I'mWelcome, shirabyoshi-sama! Besides the answers to this, below, I'll
> relatively still a noob, and I am researching Japanese history from
> 1330's to end period. Honestly, I really like the history and mystery
> of geisha (I know-not period) but I'm hoping to craft a persona that
> is Shirabyoshi- (I am sorry if I misspelled) the predecessors to the
point this post out to my wife who has also dones some research on the
music of the period as well as the shirabyoshi dancers.
> I have the great big questionnaire for building the persona, buthttp://sengokudaimyo.com
> unfortunately I have lost the page I had on names.
Hiraizumi no Ason's article on names is in the 'Miscellany'.
> Does anyone have links for researching and constructing 14th centurySee the link above, but regarding Fujiwara, I would encourage more
> Japanese names? And what's the policy on using a historical name like
people to use it. It was a large uji, and it had been one of the few
uji during the previous Heian period to be allowed into some of the
higher positions in government. That said, it is not presumptuous
because being 'Fujiwara' did not mean automatic power and success, and
there were plenty of low ranking functionaries who were members of the
Fujiwara or cadet families.
For Kamakura you may consider some of the cadet branches of the
Fujiwara, as a matter of fact. I don't know where a good list of
these might be, though. I know that 'Hiraizumi' was one.
Of course, for a shirabyoshi performer you may be able to simply take
an Art Name, although I don't know enough about that to really help
much. The only example I can think of is 'Shizuka Gozen' from Heike
Monogatari (I believe that 'Gozen', as with 'Tomoe Gozen', is just the
> Thanx in advance fr the assistanceHopefully people more active and knowledgable than I will be able to
help you out beyond these meager offerings, but mayhap it shall get
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "garrettehill" <garrettehill@...> wrote:
> I am new and I don't know what a Sohei persona is, could you explain a bit more please.Sohei were warrior monks. If you do a web search on "Mount Hiei" and "Benkei" you should find some basic information to start with.
Saionji no Hanae