Tennin (era)

Japanese era from August 1108 to July 1110

Tennin (天仁) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kajō and before Ten'ei. This period started in August 1108 ended in July 1110.[1] The reigning emperor was Toba-tennō (鳥羽天皇).[2]

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tennin" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 960.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 178-181; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 320-322; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 203-204.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Titsingh, p. 179.
  4. Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) Archived 2009-02-25 at the Wayback Machine, France: Yoshida, Minoru and Aoyagi, Ryugi. "Fluorine and chlorine contents in the products of the 1108 (Tennin) eruption of Asama volcano," Bulletin of the Volcanological Society of Japan (Kazan). Vol. 49, No. 4 (2004). pp. 189-199; Hayakawa, Yukio and Hideko Nakajima. "Volcanic Eruptions and Hazards of Asama Written in Historical Records" (abstract), Bulletin of the Volcanological Society of Japan (Kazan). July 19, 2006.

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