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Eihō (永保) was a Japanese era (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Jōryaku and before Ōtoku. This period started in February 1081 and ended in April 1084. The reigning emperor was Emperor Shirakawa-tennō (白河天皇).
Events of the Eihō Era
- 26 May 1081 (Eihō 1, 15th day of the 4th month): The Buddhist Temple of Miidera was set on fire by the monks of a rival sect.
- 12 July 1081 (Eihō 1, 4th day of the 6th month): Miidera was burned again by monks from Mt. Hiei.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eihō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 170.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 169-171; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 316; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 199-202.
- Brown, p. 316.
- Titsingh, p. 171; Brown, p. 316.
- Titsingh, p. 171.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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