Heike Monogatari, Japanese Epic
(13th-14th centuries)

scene from the Genpei War

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Heike Monogatari
  • Known as: Tale of the Heike
  • Dates: 13th-14th centuries
  • Place: Japan
  • Language: Japanese
  • What it is: Japanese epic of the Genpei War (1180-1185)

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