Difference between revisions of "Sakamoto Fuki"
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- Other Names: 宗味入道 (Soumi Nyuudou)
- Japanese: 坂本 普基 (Sakamoto Fuki)
Sakamoto Fuki, also known as Sômi Nyûdô, was a Japanese Buddhist priest from Echizen province who traveled to Ryûkyû in the late 16th century; he is known for having planted mulberry trees on Kumejima, setting the stage for silk cultivation there.
- Gregory Smits, Maritime Ryukyu, University of Hawaii Press (2019), 208.