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 | change 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 | change source]
References[change | change 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 | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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