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Jiryaku (治暦) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kōhei and before Enkyū. This period started in August 1065 and ended in April 1069. The reigning emperors were Go-Reizei-tennō (後冷泉天皇) and Go-Sanjō-tennō (後三条天皇).

Events of the Jiryaku Era

  • 3 April 1066 (Jiryaku 2, 6th day of the 3rd month): A broom star appeared in the east at first light.
  • 1068 (Jiryaku 4, 14th day of the 8th month): Ceremonies for starting construction on rebuilding the Coronation Hall which had been damaged by fire.
  • 1068 (Jiryaku 4, 19th day of the 4th month): In the 4th year of Emperor Go-Reizei's reign, the emperor died at age 44; and the succession (senso) was received by a his son. Shortly thereafter, Go-Sanjō accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.

Related pages

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