Daiji (era)

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Daiji (大治) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Tenji and before Tenshō. This period started in January 1126 and ended in January 1131.[1] The reigning emperor was Sutoku-tennō (崇徳天皇).[2]

Events of the Daiji Era[change | change source]

  • 1128 (Daiji 3, in the 3rd month): Taiken-mon In ordered the construction of Enshō-ji because of a sacred vow.[3] This was one in a series of "sacred vow temples" (gogan-ji).[4]
  • 1128 (Daiji 3, 6th month): Fujiwara Tadamichi is given the role of kampaku.[3]
  • 24 July 1129 (Daiji 4, 7th day of the 7th month): Former-Emperor Shirakawa died at the age of 77.[5]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Daiji" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 139.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 181-185; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 322-324; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 204-205.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Titsigh, p. 185.
  4. Varley, p. 200; the six gogan-ji ("superiority" temples) were: 1. Hosshō-ji (Superiority of Buddhist Law); 2. Sonshō-ji (Superiority of Worship); 3. Saishō-ji (Most Superior); 4. Enshō-ji (Superiority of Perfection); 5. Jōshō-ji (Superiority of Becoming); 6. Enshō-ji (Superiority of Duration).
  5. Brown, p. 323; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 白河天皇 (72); retrieved 2012-5-22.

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Gregorian 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131
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