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Kōji (Muromachi period)

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Events of the Kōji era

The only battle fought on the island of Miyajima was won by forces of the Mōri clan in the 1st year of Kōji
  • 1555 (Kōji 1, 11th month): Mōri Motonari[5] won the Script error: No such module "Nihongo"., also known as the "Battle of Miyajima"[6]
  • 1556 (Kōji 2): The Ōmori silver mine controlled by the Mori clan.[8]
  • 27 September 1557 (Kōji 3, 5th day of the 9th month): Emperor Go-Nara died at age 62.[9]

Related pages


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kōji" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 545.
  2. Nussbaum, "Go-Nara," p. 257.
  3. Nussbaum, "Ōgimachi Tennō," p. 739; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 372-382.
  4. Titsingh, p. 382.
  5. Nussbaum, "Mōri Motonari" at p. 660.
  6. Miyajima Tourist Association, "History of Miyajima"; Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), The Great Battle at Miyajima (Miyajima ôgassen no zu), woodblock print, c. 1865; retrieved 2012-4-27.
  7. Sansom, George Bailey. (1961) A History of Japan, 1334-1615, p. 246.
  8. Sansom, p. 257.
  9. Titsingh, p. 382; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): 後奈良天皇 (105)

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