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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