tells us on an opening of business ritual at the house of the chief officer of kebiisi
written by Saionji Kinhira in 1287) and a record of Shokunmon-In on the giving birth (Shoukunmon-In Osanguki
, in 1303).
The Buddhist rituals called Godanho
is the ritual of the delivery, and it was taken place at the Samurai-rou
corridor in Imadegawadono
. The opening business ritual of the police Kebiishi
was also held at the same location. In 1303, when the place for Godanho
was prepared at the corridor, a wall dividing the north and the south had been constructed there and it made it difficult to extend the ritual space sufficiently as before. This wall was not depicted in the Godanho Sashizu
drawn in 1265, therefore it tells us that the dividing wall in the Samurai-rou
corridor of Imadegawadono
was built between 1265 and 1303.
This paper considers the reason for the establishment of the dividing wall, as well as linking it to an analysis on the examples of aristocrats Shinden-zukuri
residences utilized as the office of police, Kebiishi