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Gennin (元仁) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Jōō and before Karoku. This period spanned the years from November 1224 to April 1225. The reigning emperor was Go-Horikawa-tennō (後堀河天皇).
Change of era
- 1224 Gennin gannen (元仁元年): The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Jōō 3.
Events of the Gennin Era
- 1224 (Gennin 1): Kyogyoshinsho was believed to have been composed in 1224; and this is also considered the year in which Jōdo Shinshū was founded.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Gennin" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 239; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 238-241; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 226-227.
- Yamamoto, Kōshō. (1955). The Shinshu Seiten: the Holy Scripture of Shinshu, p. 343.
- 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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