Iwai Rebellion

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The so-called Iwai Rebellion of the mid-6th century was a war waged between the kingdom of Iwai, on northern Kyushu, and the Yamato state. Iwai allied itself with the Korean kingdom of Silla, while Yamato enjoyed the Gaya Confederacy as its ally.


  • Amino Yoshihiko, Alan Christy (trans.), Rethinking Japanese History, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan (2012), 45.