Before com mencing his analysis he adverted to his prede cessors in the same field, i.e.
The great Capetian house, which, like all his prede- 1294-13030 cessors, he at first countenanced.
Tised by the Kose line, and perhaps by their prede cessors, but it did not take shape as a school until the beginning of the 11th century under Fujiwara no Motomitsu, who was a pupil of Kose no Kinmochi; it then became known as Yamato-ryu, a title which two centuries later was changed to that of Tosa, on the occasion of one of its masters, Fujiwara no Tsunetaka, assuming that appellation as a family name.
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