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Eiryaku (永暦) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Heiji and before Ōhō. This period started in January 1160 and ended in September 1161. During this time, the emperor was Nijō-tennō (二条天皇).
Events of the Eiryaku era
- 1160 (Eiryaku 1): Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123–1180), was killed in a campaign to overthrow the imperial chancellor, Taira no Kiyomori; and his wife, Tokiwa Gozen was forced to flee Heian-kyō (Kyoto) with her three sons.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eiryaku" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 172.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des emepereurs du japon, pp. 191-193; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 328; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 208-212.
- Claremont Colleges Digital Library: Archived 2009-02-20 at the Wayback Machine Ukiyo-e, Accession No. 93.6.40.
- Titsingh, p. 193.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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