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Engi (延喜) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Shōtai and before Enchō. This period started in July 901 and ended in April 923. The reigning emperors were Daigo-tennō (醍醐天皇).
Events of the Engi era
- 1 February 901 (Engi 1, 1st day of the 1st month): There was an eclipse of the Sun.
- 901 (Engi 1): The Sugawara Michizane "incident" developed; but more details cannot be known. Emperor Daigo ordered that diaries and records were burned.
- May 905 (Engi 5, 4th month): Ki-no Tsurayuki presented the emperor with a collection of waka poetry called the Kokin Wakashū.
- 909 (Engi 9, 4th month): Fujiwara no Tokihira died at age 39. He had held the office of Miniser of the Left (sadaijin).
- Louis-Frédéric (2005). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 178. . https://books.google.com/?id=p2QnPijAEmEC&pg=PA178.
- Klaproth, Julius von (1834). Nipon o dai itsi ran: ou Annales des empereurs du Japon. Oriental Translation Fund. pp. 129-134. https://books.google.com/?id=18oNAAAAIAAJ.
- Klaproth, Julius von (1834). Nipon o dai itsi ran: ou Annales des empereurs du Japon. Oriental Translation Fund. p. 131. https://books.google.com/?id=18oNAAAAIAAJ.
- Jien, Delmer Myers Brown, Ichirō Ishida (1979). 愚管抄: A Translation and Study of the Gukansho, an Interpretative History of Japan Written in 1219. University of California Press. p. 293. . https://books.google.com/?id=w4f5FrmIJKIC&pg=PA293.
- Klaproth, Julius von (1834). Nipon o dai itsi ran: ou Annales des empereurs du Japon. Oriental Translation Fund. p. 132. https://books.google.com/?id=18oNAAAAIAAJ.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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