Kōji (Muromachi period)
Kōji (弘治) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Tenbun and before Eiroku. This period started in October 1555 and ended in February 1558. During this time, the emperors were Go-Nara-tennō (後奈良天皇) and Ōgimachi-tennō (正親町天皇).
Events of the Kōji era[change | change source]
- 1555 (Kōji 1, 11th month): Mōri Motonari won the Battle of Itsukushima (厳島合戦, Itsukushima Kassen), also known as the "Battle of Miyajima"
- 27 September 1557 (Kōji 3, 5th day of the 9th month): Emperor Go-Nara died at age 62.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kōji" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 545.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Nara," p. 257.
- Nussbaum, "Ōgimachi Tennō," p. 739; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 372-382.
- Titsingh, p. 382.
- Nussbaum, "Mōri Motonari" at p. 660.
- Miyajima Tourist Association, "History of Miyajima"; Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), The Great Battle at Miyajima (Miyajima ôgassen no zu), woodblock print, c. 1865[permanent dead link]; retrieved 2012-4-27.
- Sansom, George Bailey. (1961) A History of Japan, 1334-1615, p. 246.
- Sansom, p. 257.
- Titsingh, p. 382; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): 後奈良天皇 (105)
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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