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Legacy of last god-king lingers

...in which he is said to commune with the sun goddess. According to legend, Akihito is 125th in a royal line begun by Emperor Jimmu in 660 B.C. The ceremony, steeped in Shinto, Japan's indigenous religion, has been a part of Japanese enthronement traditions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/17/met_274635.shtml
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