This article is about the Japanese era name. For the Zard song, see Eien (song). For the Zard album, see Eien (album). For the BoA song, see Eien/Universe/Believe in Love.
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Eien (永延) was a Japanese era (年号, nengō, lit. "year name") after Kanna and before Eiso. This period spanned the years from April 987 through August 988. The reigning emperor was Ichijō-tennō (一条天皇).
1 Change of era,
2 Events of Eian era,
5 External links,
Change of era:
January 2, 987 Eien gannen (永延元年): 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 Kanna 3, on the 5th day of the 4th month in the year 987.,
Events of Eian era:
987 (Eien 1, 10th month): The emperor paid a visit to the home of Fujiwara no Kaneie.,
987 (Eien 1, 11th month): The emperor visited Iwashimizu Hachiman-gū.,
987 (Eien 1, 12th month): The emperor visited the Kamo Shrine.,
988 (Eien 2, 8th month): Fujiwara no Kaneie invited a number of courtiers to his home where he entertained them in a grand manner.,
988 (Eien 2, 11th month): The emperor visited the home of Kaneie to join him in celebrating the courtier's 60th birthday.,
^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eien" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 170, p. 170, 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, pp. 150-151; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 302-307; Varely, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 192-195.,
^ Brown, p. 305.,
^ Titsingh, p. 150.,
^ Titsingh, p. 151.
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