Kōwa (Heian period)

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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.[1] The reigning emperor was Horikawa-tennō (堀河天皇?).[2]

Events of the Kōwa Era[change | edit source]

  • 1100 (Kōwa 2): Tadazane is given the office of Minister of the Right (udaijin).[4]

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References[change | edit source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kowa" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 566.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 172-177; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 317-320; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 202.
  3. Titsingh, pp. 176-177.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Titsingh, p. 177.

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Kōwa 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Gregorian 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104
Preceded by:
Jōtoku
Era or nengō:
Kōwa
Succeeded by:
Chōji