Chikugo Province (筑後国, Chikugo no kuni) is the name of a old province of Japan in the area that is today the southern part of Fukuoka Prefecture on the island of Kyūshū. Along with Chikuzen Province, it was sometimes called Chikushū (筑州)
History[change | change source]
Timeline of notable events[change | change source]
- 1359 (Enbun 4): Battle of Chikugo River (Chikugogawa), Ashikaga gain a military victory.
- 1361 (Enbun 6) : Imperial forces led by Kikuchi Takemitsu capture Dazaifu.
Shrines and Temples[change | change source]
Related pages[change | change source]
- Provinces of Japan
- Prefectures of Japan
- List of regions of Japan
- List of islands of Japan
- Chikugo Seamount
- Chikugo, Fukuoka
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chikugo" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 113.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- Tsuji, Zennosuke. (1932). The Humanitarian Ideas of the Japanese, p. 55; Depuy, Trevor Nevitt. (1992). "Kikuchi Takemitsu," The Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography, p. 402.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kikuchi Takemitsu" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 517.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-1-18.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Chikugo Province at Wikimedia Commons