Heiji (平治) was a Japanese/Chinese era name (年号,, nengō, lit. "year name") after Hōgen and before Eiryaku. This period lasted from April 1159 until January 1160.[1] The reigning emperor was Emperor Nijō-tennō (二条天皇).[2]

Change of era

Events of the Heiji era

Notes

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Heiji" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 304, p. 304, at Google Books; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des emepereurs du japon, pp. 191-194; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 327-329; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 208-212.
  3. ^ Brown, p. 328.
  4. ^ Titsingh, p. 191.
  5. ^ Kitagawa, H. (1975), The Tale of the Heike, p. 783.

References

Preceded byHōgen Era or nengōHeiji 1159–1160 Succeeded byEiryaku