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Eiman (永万?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Chōkan and before Nin'an. This period spanned the years from June 1165 through August 1166. The reigning emperor was Emperor Rokujō-tennō (六条天皇?).
Change of era
- February 13, 1165 Eiman gannen (永万元年?): The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Chōkan 3, on the 5th day of the 6th month in the year 1165.
Events of the Eiman era
- 1165 (Eiman 1): The infant son of Emperor Nijō was named heir apparent; and this Crown Prince will soon become Emperor Rokujō.
- August 3, 1165 (Eiman 1, 25th day of the 6th month): In the 7th year of Emperor Nijō's reign (桓武天皇7年), the emperor fell so very ill that he abdicated; and the succession (senso) was received by a his son. Shortly thereafter, Emperor Rokujō is said to have acceded to the throne (sokui).
- September 4, 1165 (Eiman 1, 27th day of the 7th month): The former-Emperor Nijō died at age 22.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eiman" 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.
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- Brown, p. 328.
- Kitagawa, H. (1975). The Tale of the Heike, p.783.
- Titsingh, p. 194; Brown, p. 329; 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.
- Brown, p. 328; Kitagawa, p.783.
- Brown, Delmer M. and Ichirō Ishida, eds. (1979). Gukanshō: The Future and the Past. Berkeley: University of California Press. 10-ISBN 0-520-03460-0; 13-ISBN 978-0-520-03460-0; OCLC 251325323
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 10-ISBN 0-674-01753-6; 13-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. 10-ISBN 0231049404/13-ISBN 9780231049405; OCLC 6042764
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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