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Ten'ei (天永) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Tennin and before Eikyū. This period started in July 1110 and ended in July 1113. The reigning emperor was Emperor Toba-tennō (鳥羽天皇).

Events of the Ten'ei Era

  • 1109 (Ten'ei 1, in the 5th month): Emperor Toba visited Hosho-ji where he donated a Buddhist manuscript which had been created using gold characters on blue paper.
  • 1110 (Ten'ei 1, in the 6th month): The Miidera-ji burned down.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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Gregorian 1110 1111 1112 1113
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