Ninju (仁寿) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kashō and before Saikō. This period started in April 851 and ended in November 854. During this time, the emperor was Montoku-tennō (文徳天皇).
Events of the Ninju era[change]
Torii at Asama Shrine which was given national ranking in Niju
- 852 (Ninju 2, 2nd month): A broom star was seen in the west.
- 853 (Ninju 3, 2nd month): The emperor visited the home of Fujiwara Yoshifusa, who was the grandfather of his designated heir.
- ↑ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ninju" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 716.
- ↑ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 112-114; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 285; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 165.
- ↑ Pankenier, David et al. (2008). Archaeoastronomy in East Asia: Historical Observational Records of Comets and Meteor Showers from China, Japan, and Korea, p. 98.
- ↑ Titsingh, p. 113.
- ↑ Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1962). Studies in Shinto and Shrines, p. 459.