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Eikyū (永久) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ten'ei and before Gen'ei. This period started in July 1113 and ended in April 1118.[1] The reigning emperor was Emperor Toba-tennō (鳥羽天皇).[2]

Events of the Eikyū Era[change | change source]

  • 1113 (Eikyū 1, 10th month): Toba visited the temples on Mount Hiei near Kyoto.[3]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eikyū" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 171.
  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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Titsingh, p. 179.

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