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Einin (永仁) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Shōō and before Shōan. This period spanned the years from August 1293 through April 1299. The reigning emperors were Fushimi-tennō (伏見天皇) and Go-Fushimi-tennō (後伏見天皇).
Change of era
- 1293 Einin gannen (永仁元年): The new era name was created to mark an event or a number of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Shō'ō 6.
Events of the Einen era
- 1298 (Einin 6, 7th month): In the 11th year of Fushimi-tennō 's reign (伏見天皇11年), the emperor abdicated; and the succession (senso) was received by his son.
- 1299 (Einin 7): Emperor Go-Fushimi is said to have acceded to the throne (sokui) and the nengō was changed to Shōan to mark the beginning of a new emperor's reign.
- 1299 (Einin 7): The 8th rector of the nunnery at Hokkeji died.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Einin" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 171, p. 171, at Google Books; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 269-274; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 237-238.
- Titsingh, p. 274; Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of senso is unrecognized prior to Emperor Tenji; and all sovereigns except Jitō, Yōzei, Go-Toba, and Fushimi have senso and sokui in the same year until the reign of Emperor Go-Murakami.
- Titsingh, p. 274; Varley, p. 44, 238.
- Meeks, Lori Rachelle. (2010). Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan, p. 166., p. 166, at Google Books
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 58053128
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Nihon Odai Ichiran; ou, Annales des empereurs du Japon. Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 5850691
- Varley, H. Paul. (1980). A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns: Jinnō Shōtōki of Kitabatake Chikafusa. New York: Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-04940-5; OCLC 6042764
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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