Kōji (Heian period)
Kōji (康治) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eiji and before Ten'yō. This period spanned the year from April 1142 through February 1144. The reigning emperor was Konoe-tennō (近衛天皇).
Change of Era
- January 29, 1142 Kōji gannen (康治元年): The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Eiji 2, on the 28th day of the 4th month of 1142.
Events of the Kōji Era
- 1143 (Kōji 2, 1st month): Cloistered Emperor Go-Toba-in, now known by the title Daijō Tennō or Daijō Hōō (太上法皇) or Hōō, visited his mother.
- 1143 (Kōji 2, 5th month): Emperor Konoe passed his days praying at Tōdai-ji and also at the temples on Mount Hiei (比叡山 Hiei-zan).
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- Brown, p. 325.
- Titsingh, p. 186.
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- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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