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Ryakunin (暦仁 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Katei and before En'ō. This period spanned the years from November 1238 to April 1239. The reigning emperor was Shijō-tennō (四条天皇 ).

Events of the Ryakunin Era

  • 1238 (Ryakunin 1, 1st month): Kūjo Yoritsune travelled from Kamakura to Kyoto with Hōjō Yasutoki.
  • 1238 (Ryakunin 1, 2nd month): Yoritsune began to live in his new palace at Rokuhara.
  • 1238 (Ryakunin 1, 10th month): Yoritsune travelled from Kyoto to Kamakura.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
Ryakunin 1st 2nd
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Preceded by:
Katei
Era or nengō:
Ryakunin
Succeeded by:
En'ō
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