Name Construction in Mediæval Japan examines Japanese names from earliest records to the close of... mehr
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Name Construction in Mediæval Japan examines Japanese names from earliest records to the close of the medieval period in 1600. Like ancient Greek or Latin names or Arabic names, ancient and medieval Japanese names express the social role of the individual in Japanese society. The main text and accompanying notes provide a guide to the origin and social role of formal names, common use names, kinship names, and names in religion. Name giving is an social promotion are also discussed.This book is based on Japanese language onomastic references, medieval literature, and iconographic data. The role of kanji in Japanese names is emphasized, and name elements are organized thematically to allow historical reenactors to create original appropriate Japanese names. This book covers premodern name elements, name structure, and naming practices along with with their political and social context. It includes a large indexed compendium of premodern Japanese names with their meanings and appropriate ideograms. von Throndardottir, Solveig
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Solveig Throndardottir received a B.A. in philosophy from Central Washington State College where she also studied descriptive linguistics. After completing a B.A. in philosophy, she completed a second major in mathematics also at Central Washington State College. Later, she received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from Northeastern University. After receiving the master's degree, she studied Japanese at Harvard University, George Washington University, John's Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, International Christian University, and Omotesando Nihongo Gakko, the last two located in Tokyo, Japan. Subsequently, she studied Classical Japanese at the University of Toronto. Solveig Throndardottir lived in Japan for six years. While in Japan, she studied haiku composition, calligraphy, tea ceremony, incense ceremony, kaiseki cooking, pottery, and kimono wearing. She returned to Northeastern University in 1989 to complete her Ph.D. in mathematics. Upon returning to the United States, she was invited to join the Association for Asian Studies while conducting onomastic research at the University of Maryland. She was awarded her doctoral degree in mathematics in 1993. She completed the first edition of Name Construction in Mediæval Japan in 1994 while at York University in Toronto. The revised and expanded edition was completed in 2004. While in Toronto, Solveig Throndardottir studied Classical Japanese at the University of Toronto and began research on premodern Japanese theatre and premodern Japanese food and food culture. Solveig Throndardottir has been a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism for forty one years and of the Association for Asian Studies for twenty eight years. She lectures and conducts workshops on premodern Japanese topics within the Society for Creative Anachronism, and has published articles on Japanese subjects in The Northern Regional Arts & Sciences Handbook, Pikestaff, and The Proceedings of the Known World Heraldic Symposium. Solveig Throndardottir has also written short monographs on diverse Japanese subjects including Japanese theatre arts. She is currently working on an extended monograph about premodern Japanese food and food culture which is due to be released in 2018. Future plans include works on premodern Japanese poetics and kyogen theatre. She has also written several short monographs on diverse premodern Japanese subjects which will be collected in a single volume.