Angen (安元) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Jōan and before Jishō. This period started in July 1175 and ended in August 1177. The reigning emperor was Takakura-tennō (高倉天皇).
Events of the Angen era[change | change source]
- 23 August 1176 (Angen 2, 17th day of the 7th month): Former-Emperor Rokujō died at the age of 13; and also in this same month, Takakura's mother died.
- 1176 (Angen 2, 7th month): Fujiwara no Morotaka of Kaga had a dispute with the priests of Mount Hiei; and Fujiwara no Morotsune, set fire to some of the temple buildings. The priests complained to the emperor, but the father of these two brothers was a friend of Go-Shirakawa. The actions of the sons of Fujiwara no Teki were officially ignored.
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Jō-an" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 427.
- Nussbaum, "Jishō" at p. 425.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 195-200; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 330-333; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 212-214.
- Titsingh, p. 197; Brown, pp. 331-332.
- Titsingh, p. 197; Brown, p. 332.
- Titsingh, p. 197.
- Titsingh, p. 197; Brown, p. 329; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 六条天皇 (79); retrieved 2012-5-23.
- Titsingh, p. 197; Brown, p. 331.
- Titsingh, pp. 197-198.
- Minakata Kumagusu and F. Victor Dickens. (1905). "A Japanese Thoreau of the Twelfth Century," Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, p. 238.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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