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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Kukai

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 17th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 149 words.

Japanese, 8th – 9th century, male.

Born 774, in Boyobugaura; died 22 April 835.

Painter, calligrapher, poet.

Kukai was a priest and founder of Shingon (‘true...

Kose No Kanaoka

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 17th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 177 words.

Japanese, 9th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 9th century.

Painter.

Founded in 886, the Bureau of Painting ( e-dokoro) of the Imperial Court...