Ten'ei

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Ten'ei (天永?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Tennin and before Eikyū. This period started in July 1110 and ended in July 1113.[1] The reigning emperor was Emperor Toba-tennō (鳥羽天皇?).[2]

Events of the Ten'ei Era[change | edit source]

  • 1109 (Ten'ei 1, in the 5th month): Emperor Toba visited Hosho-ji where he donated a Buddhist manuscript which had been created using gold characters on blue paper.[3]
  • 1110 (Ten'ei 1, in the 6th month): The Miidera-ji burned down. [4]

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References[change | edit source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ten'ei" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 958.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 178-180; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 321; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 200-204.
  3. Titsingh, p. 179.
  4. Brown, p. 322.

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Ten'ei 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Gregorian 1110 1111 1112 1113
Preceded by:
Tennin
Era or nengō:
Ten'ei
Succeeded by:
Eikyū