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The edition of OKAGAMI inserted on JHTI is taken from the Nihon Koten Bungaku Taikei (Compendium of Japanese Classical Literary Works, vol. 21) published by Iwanami Publishing Company in 1960. An electronically reproduced edition of this text is included in the Nihon Koten Bungaku Sakuhin Database (Database of Japanese Classical Literary Works) held by the National Institute of Japanese Literature in Tokyo, Japan.

The English translation of the OKAGAMI inserted on JHTI is Okagami: the Great Mirror: Fujiwara Michinaga (966-1027) and His Times: A Study and Translation, translated with an introduction by Helen Craig McCullough (Princeton University Press, 1980). Permission to publish this translation electronically was granted by Princeton University Press in 2004. All rights are reserved by Princeton University Press. No person or institution is permitted to publish electronically or mechanically any portion of this translation beyond brief quotations or other fair use recognized by international law. Nor is any person or institution permitted to place this translation on CD-ROM's or convert this translation to printed copies for sale.

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