‘Materials Related to the Keichō Mission to Europe’ and ‘Midō Kanpakuki’ Registered in the UNESCO Memory of the World

years:June 2013

On June 18, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) decided an international advisory committee meeting in Gwangju, South Korea to register ‘Materials Related to the Keichō Mission to Europe’ (Sendai City Museum Collection), which relates to HASEKURA Tsunenaga, a samurai of the Sendai domain, who was dispatched to Rome in the early Edo period, as well as ‘Midō Kanpakuki’ (Yōmei Bunko Collection, Kyoto City), a diary of FUJIWARA no Michinaga, a court nobleman of the mid-Heian period, as Memory of the World. (Japanese)

created: 27/10/2021
modified: 15/02/2023 (Update History)
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