Eishō (Muromachi period)
Eishō (永正) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Bunki and before Daiei. The period started in February 1504 and ended in August 1521. During this time, the emperor was Go-Kashiwabara-tennō (後柏原天皇).
Events of the Eishō era[change | change source]
- 1504 (Eishō 1): A great famine.
- 21 September 1510 (Eishō 7, 18th day of the 8th month): Earthquake at Seionaikai (Latitude: 34.600/Longitude 135.400), 6.7 magnitude on the Richter Scale.
- 10 October 1510 (Eishō 7, 8th day of the 9th month): Earthquake in the Enshunada Sea (Latitude: 34.500/Longitude: 137.600), 7.0 on the Richter Scale.
- 1511 (Eishō 8, 2nd month): Yoshida Kanetomo died at the age of 77.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eishō" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 172.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Kashiwabara Tennō," p. 255; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 364-370.
- Titsingh, p. 365.
- Titsingh, p. 367.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC): NOAA/Japan: Significant Earthquake Database; retrieved 2011-12-3.
- Titsingh, p. 368.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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