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Eichō (永長) was a Japanese era (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kahō and before Jōtoku. This period started in December 1096 and ended in November 1097. The reigning emperor was Emperor Horikawa-tennō (嘉保天皇).

Events of the Eichō Era

  • 1096 (Eichō 1): Fujiwara no Moromichi was raised to the second rank of the first class.
  • 1096 (Eichō 1): During the summer, a series of great dengaku dance performances took place in the streets and in open areas near the city. The participants were drawn from the aristocracy and from the common people.

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