Only five of the eighth-century Fudoki survive as independent works, but quotations from and references to many others are found in later texts. This essay recounts the legends of kami found in the fragments of three Fudoki: those for Yamashiro, Yamato, and Iga Provinces. These myths include the foundation legends for the Kamo Jinja in Kyoto, and for the first Inari Jinja in Japan.
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