Eiryaku facts for kids
Eiryaku (永暦code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Heiji and before Ōhō. This period started in January 1160 and ended in September 1161. During this time, the emperor was Nijō-tennō (二条天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Eiryaku era
- 1160 (Eiryaku 1): Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123–1180), was killed in a campaign to overthrow the imperial chancellor, Taira no Kiyomori; and his wife, Tokiwa Gozen was forced to flee Heian-kyō (Kyoto) with her three sons.
- 1161 (Eiryaku 2): The emperor married widow of Emperor Konoe.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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