Eiroku (永禄) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, "year name") after Kōji and before Genki. This period spanned the years from February 1558 through April 1570.[1] The reigning emperor was Ōgimachi-tennō (正親町天皇).[2]

Change of era edit

  • 1558 Eiroku gannen (永禄元年): The era name was changed to mark the enthronement of Emperor Ōgimachi. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Kōji 4, on the 28th day of the 2nd month.

Events of the Eiroku era edit

Notes edit

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eiroku" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 172; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 382–388.
  3. ^ a b Titsingh, p. 383.
  4. ^ a b Gifu, pp.182–185.
  5. ^ Ohta 2003: 54–55.
  6. ^ a b Titsingh, p. 386.

References edit

  • Gifu Prefecture Department of Education (1969). History of Gifu Prefecture: The Complete Overview of History [岐阜県史 通史編 中世]. Vol. Middle Ages. Gifu Prefecture Press.
  • Nussbaum, Louis Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan Encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 48943301
  • Ohta, Gyuichi 太田牛一 (2003). "Beginning Chapter" (PDF). Shincho Kouki 信長公記 [The Nobunaga Chronicles] (in Japanese). Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  • Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Nihon Ōdai Ichiran; ou, Annales des empereurs du Japon. Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 5850691.

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Preceded by Era or nengō

Succeeded by