Ise Monogatari (Tales of Ise)
(Heian Period, 794-1185)

A scene from Ise Mongatari

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Ise Monogatari
  • Known as: Tales of Ise
  • Dates: Heian Period, 794-1185
  • Place: Japan
  • Language: Japanese
  • What it is: Japanese poems and narratives from the Heian Period, exploring nature, life at court, culture, and love and relationships

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