Nomi-No-Sukune

Japanese - A Shinto god, patron of Sumo. Wrestlers. He defeated the strong man Kuyahaya in a wrestling match and killed him. He was deified as Hashi-no-Omi, god of clayworkers. In other versions, he is the tutelary god of writers. Sometimes known as Nomi-No-Sukune, Nominosukune or Nominosukune.

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