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Eishō (永承?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Kantoku and before Tengi. This period started in April 1046 and ended in January 1053.[1] The reigning emperor was Go-Reizei-tennō (後冷泉天皇?).[2]

Events of the Eishō Era

The 11th reconstruction of the Kasuga Shrine in Nara was finished.[6]

Related pages


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eishō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 172.
  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. Visser, Marinus Willem. (1935). Ancient Buddhism in Japan: Sūtras and Ceremonies in Use in the Seventh and Eighth Centuries A.D. and their History in Later Times, p. 233.
  4. Hisamatsu, Senʼichi. (1970). Murasaki Shikibu: the Greatest Lady Writer in Japanese literature, p. 146, citng Nippon Bunkashi Nempyō
  5. Varley, pp. 197-198.
  6. Gapard, Allan G. (1992). The Protocol of the Gods: a Study of the Kasuga Cult in Japanese History, p. 142.

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