Genkyū (元久) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kennin and before Ken'ei. This period started in February 1204 and ended in April 1206. The reigning emperor was Tsuchimikado-tennō (土御門天皇).
Events of the Genkyū era[change | change source]
- 1204 (Genkyū 1, 10th month): Minamoto no Sanetomo ordered Hōjō Masanori, Hōjō Tomomichi and Hatakeyama Shigeyasu to travel to Heian-kyo. They were to return with Sanetomo's bride.
- 1204 (Genkyū 1, 12th month): Two of Sanetomo's emissaries returned to the Kantō; but Shigeyasu remained in Heian-kyo where he died.
- 1205 (Genkyū 2, 3rd month): Kyoto and the provinces of the Kinai were struck by a notable storm.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Genkyū" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 239.
- ↑ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 221-227; Brown, Delmer. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 340; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 220-221.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Titsingh, p. 227.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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