Manji (万治) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Meireki and before Kanbun. This period started in July 1658 and ended in April 1661. During this time, the emperor was Go-Sai-tennō (後西天皇).
Events of the Manji eraEdit
- 1658 (Manji 1): After the Great Mereiki Fire, the shogunate organized four teams of firefighters.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Manji" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 607.
- Nussbaum, "Tennō," pp. 962-963; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 413.
- McClain, James et al. (1994). Edo and Paris: Urban Life and the State in the Early Modern Era, p. xxii.
- Bodart-Bailey, Beatrice. (2006). The Dog Shogun: The Personality and Policies of Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, p. 110.
- Titsingh, p. 413.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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