Tenroku

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Tenroku (天禄) was a Japanese era (年号, nengō, "year name") after Anna and before Ten'en. This period spanned the years from March 970 through March 973.[1] The reigning emperors were Reizei-tennō (冷泉天皇) and En'yū-tennō (円融天皇).[2]

Change of era[edit]

  • February 970 Tenroku gannen (天禄元年): The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and the new one commenced in Anna 3, on the 25th day of the 3rd month of 970.[3]

Events of the Tenroku era[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tenroku" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 961, p. 961, at Google Books; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File Archived 2012-05-24 at Archive.today.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 144–145; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 299–300; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 191–192.
  3. ^ Brown, p. 298.
  4. ^ a b c d Titsingh, p. 144.
  5. ^ Titsingh, pp. 144–145.
  6. ^ a b Titsingh, p. 145.

References[edit]

  • Brown, Delmer M. and Ichirō Ishida, eds. (1979). Gukanshō: The Future and the Past. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-03460-0; OCLC 251325323
  • 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 Ōdai 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 9780231049405; OCLC 6042764

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Preceded by
Anna
Era or nengō
Tenroku

970–973
Succeeded by
Ten'en