Genki (era)

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Genki (元亀) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, "year name") after Eiroku and before Tenshō. This period spanned the years from April 1570 through July 1573.[1] The reigning emperor was Ōgimachi-tennō (正親町天皇).[2]

Change of era[edit]

  • Genki gannen (元亀元年); 1570: The era name was changed because of various wars. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Eiroku 13, on the 23rd day of the 4th month.

Events of the Genki era[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Genki" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 238; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, p. 383.
  3. ^ Titsingh, p. 388.
  4. ^ Titsingh, pp. 388–389.
  5. ^ Titsingh, p. 389.
  6. ^ Hisashi, Fujiki et al. (1981). "The Political Posture of Oda Nobunaga", in Japan Before Tokugawa, p. 169.

References[edit]

  • Hall, John Whitney, Keiji Nagahara, Kozo Yamamura and Kōzō Yamamura (1981). Japan Before Tokugawa: Political Consolidation and Economic Growth, 1500–1650. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-05308-0
  • Nussbaum, Louis Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan Encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 48943301
  • Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Nihon Ōdai Ichiran; ou, Annales des empereurs du Japon. Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 5850691
  • Totman, Conrad. (2000). A History of Japan. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 0-631-21447-X

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Preceded by
Eiroku
Era or nengō
Genki

1570–1573
Succeeded by
Tenshō