Kōwa (Heian period)
Kowa (康和) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Jōtoku and before Chōji. This period started in August 1099 and ended in February 1104. The reigning emperor was Horikawa-tennō (堀河天皇).
Events of the Kōwa Era[change]
- 1099 (Kōwa 1, 6th month): Fujiwara no Moromichi died at age 38; and Moromichi's son, Fujiwara no Tadazane took over his father's role in court.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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