Japanese era from April 1118 to April 1120

Gen'ei (元永) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eikyū and before Hōan. This period started in April 1118 and ended in April 1120.[1] The reigning emperor was Emperor Toba-tennō (鳥羽天皇).[2]

Events of the Gen'ei EraEdit

  • 1118 (Gen'ei 1, 12th month): Emperor Toba attended a festival at Saishō-ji.[5]

Related pagesEdit


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Gen'ei" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 236.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japonpp. 178-180; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 321; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 200-204.
  3. Titsingh, p. 180; Brown, p. 322.
  4. Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau, Kumano sanzan Archived 2012-02-09 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-2-25.
  5. Brown, p. 322.

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