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Tengi (天喜) was a Japanese era (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eishō and before Kōhei. This period started in January 1053 and ended in August 1058. The reigning emperor was Go-Reizei-tennō (後冷泉天皇).

Events of the Tengi Era

  • 1056 (Tengi 4, 7th-8th months): A star with the shape of a broom was observed in the east at daybreak.
  • 1057 (Tengi 5, 9th month): Abe no Yoritoki was killed in battle by a stray arrow.

Related pages

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