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Gen'ei (元永) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eikyū and before Hōan. This period started in April 1118 and ended in April 1120. The reigning emperor was Emperor Toba-tennō (鳥羽天皇).

Events of the Gen'ei Era

  • 1118 (Gen'ei 1, 9th month): The emperor made a pilgrimage to the Kumano Shrines at Wakayama. The Kumano sanzan are: Hongu Taisha, Hayatama Taisha, and Nachi Taisha.
  • 1118 (Gen'ei 1, 12th month): Emperor Toba attended a festival at Saishō-ji.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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