Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Heike art

This collection of centuries-old Japanese artwork portays the vicissitudes told in Heikei Monogatari (The Tale of the Heike), which chronicles the power struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans from 1180 to 1185.



Gio, abandoned by Kiyomori, tearfully leaves his estate.


—Mellow Monk


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