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Eihō (永保) was a Japanese era (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Jōryaku and before Ōtoku. This period started in February 1081 and ended in April 1084. The reigning emperor was Emperor Shirakawa-tennō (白河天皇).

Events of the Eihō Era

  • 26 May 1081 (Eihō 1, 15th day of the 4th month): The Buddhist Temple of Miidera was set on fire by the monks of a rival sect.
  • 12 July 1081 (Eihō 1, 4th day of the 6th month): Miidera was burned again by monks from Mt. Hiei.
  • 1083 (Eihō 3, 10th month): At Hosshō-ji, construction begins on a nine-story pagoda.

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