Tennin (era)

Tennin (天仁) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, "year name") after Kajō and before Ten'ei. This period spanned the years from August 1108 through July 1110.[1] The reigning emperor was Toba-tennō (鳥羽天皇).[2]

Change of EraEdit

  • February 14, 1108 Tennin gannen (天仁元年): The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and the new one commenced in Kajō 3, on the 3rd day of the 8th month of 1108.[3]

Events of the Tennin EraEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tennin" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 960, p. 960, at Google Books; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File Archived 2012-05-24 at archive.today.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 178–181; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 320–322; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 203–204.
  3. ^ Brown, p. 321.
  4. ^ a b Titsingh, p. 179.
  5. ^ Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) Archived 2009-02-25 at the Wayback Machine, France: Yoshida, Minoru and Aoyagi, Ryugi. "Fluorine and chlorine contents in the products of the 1108 (Tennin) eruption of Asama volcano," Bulletin of the Volcanological Society of Japan (Kazan). Vol. 49, No. 4 (2004). pp. 189–199; Hayakawa, Yukio and Hideko Nakajima. "Volcanic Eruptions and Hazards of Asama Written in Historical Records" (abstract), Bulletin of the Volcanological Society of Japan (Kazan). July 19, 2006.

ReferencesEdit

  • Brown, Delmer M. and Ichirō Ishida, eds. (1979). Gukanshō: The Future and the Past. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-03460-0; OCLC 251325323
  • Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 58053128
  • 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
  • Varley, H. Paul. (1980). A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns: Jinnō Shōtōki of Kitabatake Chikafusa. New York: Columbia University Press. ISBN 9780231049405; OCLC 6042764

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Preceded by Era or nengō
Tennin

1108–1110
Succeeded by