Gennin (元仁) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Jōō and before Karoku. This period spanned the years from November 1224 to April 1225. The reigning emperor was Go-Horikawa-tennō (後堀河天皇).
Events of the Gennin Era[change | change source]
- 1224 (Gennin 1): Kyogyoshinsho was believed to have been composed by Shinran in 1224; and this is also considered the year in which Jōdo Shinshū was founded.
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Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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