スポンサーサイト

上記の広告は1ヶ月以上更新のないブログに表示されています。
新しい記事を書く事で広告が消せます。

Joe Neesima 新島襄

Joe Neesima is one of the most important educators in Japan and is known as a founder of Doshisha University in Kyoto. When he was 22, he left Hakodate secretly for the United States of America. The then government, Tokugawa Shogunate had a national isolation policy and prohibited its citizens going in and out from Japan. But he was interested in the West and risked his life to board an American vessel named "The Berlin" in 1864. He studiedat Amherst College and Andover Theological College. He was wondering the strength of Christian countries in the West. He came back to Japan 10 years later and taught Christianity in Japan.
His original name was Shimeta, but the captain of the ship he embarked gave him a name of Joe(→Joseph Hardy Neesima). Later, he used this name.
joeneesima.jpg

You can find this statue of Joe Neesima near the Kanemori Warehouses facing to Hakodate port.
スポンサーサイト

コメントの投稿

非公開コメント

pohibited→prohibited
the embarked gave him a name of "Joe"→"Joseph Hardy Neesima"

I had studied hard about Neesima when I was a student :-) so I'm very glad to read this article!

BTW, I will have to write a letter to a woman in English. But I do not have confidence to write the letter accurately. When I write a letter in English, could you proofread?

Let's go to lunch together in the future not farv-271
プロフィール

Akiko

Author:Akiko
Akiko lives in a city next to Hakodate and loves to drive around Hakodate and surrounding area. I hope people who visit or live in the Southwest area of Hokkaido come to love the area, too.
函館の隣町在住で道南エリアのドライブ大好きAkikoです。道南を訪れたり、住んでいる人が土地を好きになってくれたらなぁ、と思います。

最近の記事
最近のコメント
最近のトラックバック
月別アーカイブ
カテゴリー
FC2カウンター
メールフォーム

名前:
メール:
件名:
本文:

ブログ内検索
RSSフィード
リンク
 
上記広告は1ヶ月以上更新のないブログに表示されています。新しい記事を書くことで広告を消せます。