Fujiwara no Teika

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Fujiwara no Teika was a Kamakura period court noble. A son of Fujiwara no Shunzei and Bifukumon-in no Kaga, he was among the most prominent nobles of his time.

In 1234, on imperial orders, he compiled a waka poetry collection known as the Shinchokusen.

Fujiwara no Tameie was among his sons.


  • Andreas Quast, Okinawan Samurai: The Instructions of a Royal Official to his Only Son, Baden-Württemberg, Germany: Andreas Quast (self-published)(2018), 6.