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Ryakunin

Ryakunin (暦仁) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Katei and before En'ō. This period spanned the years from November 1238 to April 1239.[1] The reigning emperor was Shijō-tennō (四条天皇).[2]

Change of era

  • 1238 Ryakunin gannen (暦仁元年): The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Katei 4.

Events of the Ryakunin Era

  • 1238 (Ryakunin 1, 1st month): Yoritsune leaves Kamakura en route to Miyako, accompanied by Yaskutoki and the troupes of several provinces. Fujiwara no Yukimitis stays at Kamakura to preserve order in the land.[3]
  • 1238 (Ryakunin 1, 2nd month): Yoritsune arrives in Miyako and begins to live in his new palace at Rokuhara.[4]
  • 1238 (Ryakunin 1, 10th month): Yoritsune leaves Miyako to return to Kamakura.[4]

Notes

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ryakunin" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 796; 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. 242-244; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 227.
  3. ^ Titsingh, p. 243.
  4. ^ a b Titsingh, p. 244.

References

  • 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 Odai 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 978-0-231-04940-5; OCLC 6042764

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Preceded by
Katei
Era or nengō
Ryakunin

1238–1239
Succeeded by
En'ō