Daiei (大永), also known as Taiei or Dai-ei, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Eishō and before Kyōroku. This period started in August 1521 and ended in August 1528. During this time, the emperors were Go-Kashiwabara-tennō (後柏原天皇) and Go-Nara-tennō (後奈良天皇).
Events of the Daiei era[change | edit source]
- 24 January 1525 (Daiei 5, on the 1st day of the 1st month): All ceremonies in the court were suspended because of the lack of funds to support them.
- 1526 (Daiei 6, 7th month): An army from Awa Province was stopped before it reached Kyoto (Heian-kyō).
- 1526 (Daiei 6, 12th month): Shogun Ashikaga Yoshiharu invited archers from neighboring provinces to come to the capital for an archery contest.
- 1526 (Daiei 6, 12th month): Large-scale mining operations started at the Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine in what is now Shimane Prefecture.
Related pages[change | edit source]
References[change | edit source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Dai-ei" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 138.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Kashiwabara Tennō," p. 255.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Nara Tennō," p. 257; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 364-373.
- Titsingh, p. 372.
- Titsingh, p. 372; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): 後柏原天皇 (104)
- Titsingh, p. 373.
- Japan Mint, Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine Coin Set; retrieved 2011-12-3.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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