Eiman

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Eiman (永万?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Chōkan and before Nin'an. This period started in June 1165 and ended in August 1166.[1] The reigning emperor was Emperor Rokujō-tennō (六条天皇?).[2]

Events of the Eiman era[change | change source]

  • 3 August 1165 (Eiman 1, 25th day of the 6th month): In the 7th year of Emperor Nijō's reign, the emperor abdicated; and the succession (senso) was received by a his son. Soon after, Emperor Rokujō accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui).[4] This was confirmed in ceremonies.[5]
  • 4 September 1165 (Eiman 1, 27th day of the 7th month): Former-Emperor Nijō died at age 22.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eiman" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 171.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 194-195; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 329-330; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 212.
  3. Kitagawa, H. (1975). The Tale of the Heike, p.783.
  4. Titsingh, p. 194; Brown, p. 329.
  5. 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 2012-2-23.
  6. Brown, p. 328; Kitagawa, p.783; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 二条天皇 (78); retrieved 2012-5-18.

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Preceded by:
Chōkan
Era or nengō:
Eiman
Succeeded by:
Nin'an