307 A poem from Kokin wakashū (Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern); opening verse, Tsuki ya aranu (月やあらぬ)

Item

Title

307 A poem from Kokin wakashū (Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern); opening verse, Tsuki ya aranu (月やあらぬ)

Calligrapher

Attributed to Prince Ryōjun (1603-1669)

Style/period

Edo (1615–1868)

Date

Beginning of Edo

Material

Tanzaku (poem slip); ink on paper with underdrawing

Measurements

37.3 x 5.9 cm

Identifier

Z42_4j3_131c_307

Item Locator

Z42.4 J3

Transcription

月やあらぬはるやむかしの春ならぬ/わか身ひとつはもとの身にして

Transliteration

KKS XV: 747 tsuki ya aranu / haru ya mukashi no / haru naranu / wa ga mi hitotsu wa / moto no mi ni shite (http://www.wakapoetry.net/kks-xv-747/)

Translation

KKS XV: 747 is this not that moon / in this spring not that spring we / shared so long ago / it seems that I alone am / unaltered from what was then (Rodd 2017, p. 264)

KKS XV: 747 Is this not that moon? / And Spring: is as the Spring of old / Is it not? / Only this body of mine / Is as it ever was… (http://www.wakapoetry.net/kks-xv-747/)

Description

Information on kiwame fuda (Identification/Authentication slip): 八宮良純親王 月やあらぬ
(極印)琴山
(筆跡)古筆了音(六代)か?
Attributed to Hachinomiya Ryōjun-shinnō; Authentication Seal: Kinzan; Authenticator: Kohitsu Ryōon (Sixth generation head of the Kohitsu main lineage) (?)

Source

〈第一巻 1〉古今和歌集(伊達家旧蔵本)コキンワカシュウ古今和歌集巻第十五恋歌五五条のきさいの宮のにしのたいにすみける人にほいにはあらでものいひわたりけるを、む月のとをかあまりになむほかへかくれにける、あり所はききけれどえ物もいはで、又のとしのはるむめの花さかりに月のおもしろかりける夜、こぞをこひてかのにしのたいにいきて月のかたぶくまであばらなるいたじきにふせりてよめる在原業平朝臣747月やあらぬ春や昔の春ならぬわが身ひとつはもとの身にして
Gertrude Bass Warner Memorial Library

Repository

University of Oregon. Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Institution

University of Oregon

Type

Image

Format

image/jpeg

Rights

No Copyright - United States

Rights Holder

University of Oregon. Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Item sets

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