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Tengi

Tengi (天喜) was a Japanese era (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eishō and before Kōhei, spanning the years from January 1053 through August 1058.[1] The reigning emperor was Go-Reizei-tennō (後冷泉天皇).[2]

Change of Era

  • 1053 Tengi 1 (天喜元年): The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and the new one commenced in Eishō 7, on the 11th day of the 1st month of 1053.[3]

Events of the Tengi Era

  • 1056 (Tengi 4, 7th-8th months): A broom star was observed in the east at daybreak.[4]
  • 1057 (Tengi 5, 9th month): Abe no Yoritoki is killed in battle by a stray arrow.[5]

Notes

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tengi" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 958, p. 958, 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. 162-166; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 311-314; ; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 197-198.
  3. ^ Brown, p. 313.
  4. ^ Pankenier, David et al. (2008). Archaeoastronomy in East Asia: Historical Observational Records of Comets and Meteor Showers from China, Japan, and Korea, p. 122., p. 122, at Google Books
  5. ^ Ackroyd, Joyce. (1982). Lessons from History: the Tokushi Yoron, p. 120.

References

  • Ackroyd, Joyce. (1982) Lessons from History: The Tokushi Yoron. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press. ISBN 978-0-702-21485-1; OCLC 7574544
  • 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
  • Pankenier, David W., Zhentao Xu and Yaotiao Jiang. (2008). Archaeoastronomy in East Asia: Historical Observational Records of Comets and Meteor Showers from China, Japan, and Korea. Amherst, New York: Cambria Press. ISBN 9781604975871 ISBN 1604975873; OCLC 269455845
  • 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 9780231049405; OCLC 6042764

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Preceded by
Eishō
Era or nengō
Tengi

1053–1058
Succeeded by
Kōhei