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Manju (万寿) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, literally "year name") after Jian and before Chōgen. This period started in July 1024 and ended in July 1028. The reigning emperor was Go-Ichijō-tennō (後一条天皇).
Events of the Manju era[change | change source]
- 1024 (Manju 1): Fujiwara no Kintō withdrew from his public duties; and he retired to Kitayama in the north of Kyoto.
- 4 May 1026 (Manju 3, 15th day of the 4th month): a partial lunar eclipse.
- 1027 (Manju 4): Fujiwara no Michinaga died at age 62.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Manjū" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 607.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 156-159; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 307-310; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 195-196.
- Iwao, Seiichi. (2002). Dictionnaire historique du Japon, p. 607.
- Pankenier, David. (1999). Archaeoastronomy in East Asia: Historical Observational Records of Comets and Meteor Showers from China, Japan, and Korea, p. 89.
- Ackroyd, Joyce. (1982). Lessons from History: the Tokushi Yoron, p. 29.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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