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Kanji (寛治) was a Japanese era (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Ōtoku and before Kahō. This period started in April 1087 and ended in December 1094. The reigning emperor was Emperor Horikawa-tennō (堀河天皇).
Events of the Kanji era
- 1088 (Kanji 2, 1st month): Emperor Horikawa visited his father's home in Uji.
- 1088 (Kanji 2, 10th month): Shirakawa visited the temples at Mt. Hiei.
- 28 January 1088 (Kanji 2, 14th day of the 12th month): Fujiwara Morozane was given the title of daijō-daijin.
- 1089 (Kanji 3, 5th month): Shirakawa again visits Mt. Hiei; and this time, he stayed seven days.
- 1090 (Kanji 4, 12th month): Morozane was named kampaku.
- March 26, 1094 (Kanji 8, 8th day of the 3rd month): Morozane resigned from his role as kampaku.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kanji" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 471.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 172-176; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 319; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 202.
- Titsingh, p. 172.
- Titsingh, p. 173.
- Titsingh, p. 173; Brown, p. 318.
- Brown, p. 318.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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