Koshio Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Takemikazuchi no Mikoto ( the god of military?arts ).
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"古四王神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||5-55 Terauchikozakura 1-chome, Akita-shi, Akita, Japan
"秋田県秋田市寺内児桜１丁目５－５５" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||15-minute drive from the Akita-Kita I.C. on the Akita Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
The Engishiki (延喜式, "Procedures of the Engi Era") is a Japanese book about laws and customs. The major part of the writing was completed in 927.
In 905, Emperor Daigo ordered the compilation of the Engishiki. Although previous attempts at codification are known to have taken place, neither the Konin nor the Jogan Gishiki survive making the Engishiki important for early Japanese historical and religious studies.
Fujiwara no Tokihira began the task, but work stalled when he died four years later in 909. His brother Fujiwara no Tadahira continued the work in 912 eventually completing it in 927.
After a number of revisions, the work was used as a basis for reform starting in 967.
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