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Tokuji (徳治) was a Japanese era (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kagen and before Enkyō. This period started in December 1306 and ended in October 1308.[1] During this time, the emperor was Go-Nijō-tennō (後二条天皇).[2]

Events of the Tokuji era[change | change source]

  • 10 September 1308 (Tokuji 3, 8th month): In the 8th year of Go-Nijo's reign, the emperor died at age 24;[3] and the throne passed to his cousin, who would come to be known as Emperor Hanazono.[4]
  • 1308 (Tokuji 3, 10th month): The nengō was changed to Enkyō to mark the start of the reign of Emperor Hanazono.[5]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tokuji" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 980.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 275-278; Varley, H. Paul. Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 239.
  3. Titsingh,p. 278; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 後二条天皇 (94); retrieved 2012-6-29.
  4. Titsingh,p. 278; 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 Kunaichō, Ceremony of Accession (Sokui-no-Rei); retrieved 2012-6-29.
  5. Varley, p. 240.

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