Kanna (era)

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Kanna (寛和?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Eikan and before Eien. This period spanned the years from April 985 through April 987.[1] The reigning emperors were En'yu-tennō (円融天皇?) and Ichijō-tennō (一条天皇?).[2]

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kanna" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 473.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 148-150; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 300-302; Varely, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 192.
  3. Brown, p. 302.
  4. Titsingh, p. 148; Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of senso is unrecognized prior to Emperor Tenji; and all sovereigns except Jitō, Yōzei, Go-Toba, and Fushimi have senso and sokui in the same year until the reign of Emperor Go-Murakami. Compare Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), Ceremony of Accession (Sokui-no-Rei); retrieved 2012-5-22.

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Kanna 1st 2nd 3rd
985 986 987
Preceded by:
''Eikan
Era or nengō:
Kanna
Succeeded by:
Eien