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Enryaku (延暦) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ten'ō and before Daidō. This period started in August 782 and ended in May 806. During this time, the emperor was Kammu-tennō (桓武天皇).
Events of the Enryaku era[change | change source]
- 783 (Enryaku 3, in the 7th month): Fujiwara no Korekimi was promoted in the hierarchy of the Imperial court.
- 17 December 794 (Enryaku 13, 21st day of the 10th month): The Emperor moved by carriage in a grand parade from Nara to Heian-kyō.
- 796 (Enryaku 15): Copper coins were minted with the legend Ren-hei Ei-hō.
- 806 (Enryaku 25): Emperor Kammu died at the age of 70.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Enryaku" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 181.
- Nussbaum, "Kammu Tennō," p. 464; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 86-95; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 277-279; Varley, H. Paul. Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 148-150.
- Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Uona" at p. 211.
- Titsingh, p.86; Brown, p. 278.
- Imperial Japanese Commission to the World's Columbian Exposition. (1893). History of the Empire of Japan, p. 106.
- Nussbaum, "Nagaoka-kyō" at p. 682.
- Nussbaum, "Saichō" at p. 805.
- Brown, p. 279.
- Appert, Georges. (1888). Ancien japon, p. 30.
- Nussbaum, "Shoku Nihongi" at p. 883.
- Varley, p. 150; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 桓武天皇 (50); retrieved 2011-12-27.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
- Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), Mausoleum of Emperor Kammu (Japanese)
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