Eiji (永治) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Hōen and before Kōji. This period started in July 1141 and ended in April 1142. During this time, the emperors were Sutoku-tennō (崇徳天皇) and Konoe-tennō (近衛天皇).
Events of the Eiji Era[change | change source]
- 5 January 1132 (Eiji 1, 7th day of the 12th month): In the 18th year of Sutoku's reign, the emperor abdicated. The succession (senso) was received by a younger brother. Soon after, Emperor Konoe accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.
Related pages[change | change source]
Reverences[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eiji" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 171.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des emepereurs du japon, pp. 181-188; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 322-326; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 204-205.
- Titsingh, p. 185.
- Titsingh, p. 186; Brown, p. 324.
- Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of senso is unrecognized prior to Emperor Tenji; and all sovereigns except Jitō, Yōzei, Go-Toba, and Fushimi have senso and sokui in the same year until the reign of Emperor Go-Murakami. Compare Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), Ceremony of Accession (Sokui-no-Rei); retrieved 2011-12-19.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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