Jōō (Edo period)

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Jōō (承応?), alternatively romanized as Jō-ō or Shōō, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Keian and before Meireki. This period started in September 1652 and ended in April 1655.[1] During this time, the emperors were Go-Kōmyō-tennō (後光明天皇?)[2] and Go-Sai-tennō (後西天皇 ?).[3]

Events of the Jōō era[change | change source]

There were funeral ceremonies for Emperor Go- Kōmyō at Sennyū-ji in the 3rd year of Jōō
  • 3 October 1653 (Jōō 2, 12th day of the 8th month): Fire destroyed a large part of the Imperial palace and nearby temples.[4]
  • 18 August 1654 (Jōō 3, 6th day of the 7th month): Buddhist priest Ingen arrived at Nagasaki from China.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Jō-ō" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 432.
  2. Nussbaum, "Go-Kōmyō Tennō," p. 256.
  3. Nussbaum, "Tennō," pp. 962-963; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 412-413.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Titsingh, p. 412.
  5. Titsingh, p. 413; Meyer, Eva-Maria. (1999). Japans Kaiserhof in der Edo-Zeit, p. 186; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 後光明天皇 (110); retrieved 2012-5-27.

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Jōō 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
1652 1653 1654 1655
Preceded by:
Keian
Era or nengō:
Jōō
Succeeded by:
Meireki