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ⓘ Engi, era. Engi was a Japanese era name after Shōtai and before Enchō. This period started in July 901 and ended in April 923. The reigning emperors were Daigo ..




Engi (era)
                                     

ⓘ Engi (era)

Engi was a Japanese era name after Shōtai and before Enchō. This period started in July 901 and ended in April 923. The reigning emperors were Daigo -tennō.

                                     

1. Events of the Engi era

  • May 905 Engi 5, 4th month: Ki-no Tsurayuki presented the emperor with a collection of waka poetry called the Kokin Wakashū.
  • 1 February 901 Engi 1, 1st day of the 1st month: There was an eclipse of the Sun.
  • 901 Engi 1: The Sugawara Michizane "incident" developed; but more details cannot be known. Emperor Daigo ordered that diaries and records were burned.
  • 909 Engi 9, 4th month: Fujiwara no Tokihira died at age 39. He had held the office of Miniser of the Left sadaijin.