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Genryaku ( was a 元暦) Japanese era name ( after 年号, , lit. "year name") nengō, and before Juei This period spanned the years from April 1184 through August 1185. Bunji. The reigning emperors were  Antoku -tennō ( and 安徳天皇) Go-Toba -tennō (. 後鳥羽天皇)
Change of era
1184 Genryaku gannen (: The new era name was created to mark an event or a number of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in 元暦元年) Juei 3, on the 16th day of the 4th month of 1184. 
Events of the Genryaku era
1185 ( Genryaku 2, 24th day of the 3rd month): the Taira (also known as the Heike) and the Minamoto clashed in the Battle of Dan-no-ura; and the Heike were utterly defeated.  1185 ( Genryaku 2, 9th day of the 7th month): Great earthquake caused turmoil in the capital and in the neighboring provinces. 
^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "
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^ Brown, p. 337.
^ a b Kitagawa, Hiroshi
et al. (1975). The Tale of the Heike, p. 787.