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Eiji (永治?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Hōen and before Kōji. This period started in July 1141 and ended in April 1142.[1] During this time, the emperors were Sutoku-tennō (崇徳天皇?) and Konoe-tennō (近衛天皇?).[2]

Events of the Eiji Era

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eiji" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 171.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des emepereurs du japon, pp. 181-188; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 322-326; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 204-205.
  3. Titsingh, p. 185.
  4. Titsingh, p. 186; Brown, p. 324.
  5. Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of senso is unrecognized prior to Emperor Tenji; and all sovereigns except Jitō, Yōzei, Go-Toba, and Fushimi have senso and sokui in the same year until the reign of Emperor Go-Murakami. Compare Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), Ceremony of Accession (Sokui-no-Rei); retrieved 2011-12-19.

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