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Juei 2 (寿永二年)
Timeline of 1183
- 1183/3 Minamoto no Yoritomo and Kiso no Yoshinaka reach an agreement and join forces against the Taira.
- 1183/5/11 Battle of Kurikara - Minamoto no Yoshinaka defeats Taira no Tomomori and Taira no Koremori.
- 1183/7/21 Minamoto no Yoshinaka seizes Kyoto; the Taira mansions at Rokuhara and Nishi-hachijô are destroyed.
- 1183/7/25 Taira forces flee west, along with Emperor Antoku and Kenreimon'in.
- 1183/9 Yoshinaka is defeated by Taira forces at the battle of Mizushima.
Other Events of 1183
- The brother of Emperor Antoku takes the throne as Emperor Go-Toba; sources differ on whether Antoku abdicated at this time, or if the two reigns overlap, with Go-Toba ruling in Kyoto, and Antoku in flight to the south.
Births and Deaths