Einin (永仁) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Shōō and before Shōan. This period started in August 1293 and ended in April 1299. During this time, the emperors were Fushimi-tennō (伏見天皇) and Go-Fushimi-tennō (後伏見天皇).
Events of the Einen era[change | change source]
- 1293 (Einin 1): Major earthquake and tsunami hit Sagami Bay and Kamakura, killing 20,000+ people.
- 1298 (Einin 6, 7th month): Emperor Fushimi abdicated in the 11th year of his reign; and his son was named to be the new emperor.
- 1299 (Einin 7): Emperor Go-Fushimi is enthroned and the nengō was changed.
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References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Einin" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 171.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 269-274; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 237-238.
- Titsingh, p. 273; NOAA Earthquake Database, Tsunami event, 1293; retrieved 2012-4-29.
- Titsingh, p. 274; 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 Kunaichō, Ceremony of Accession (Sokui-no-Rei); retrieved 2012-6-29.
- Titsingh, p. 274; Varley, p. 238.
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