Ōan

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Ōan (応安), also romanized as Ō-an, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) of the Northern Court during the Nanboku-chō period after Jōji and before Eiwa. This period started in February 1368 and ended in February 1375.[1] The pretenders in Kyoto were Emperor Go-Kōgon (後光厳天皇, Go-Kōgon-tennō)[2] and Emperor Go-En'yū (後円融天皇, Go-En'yū-tennō)[3] The Southern Court rivals in Yoshino during this time were Emperor Go-Murakami (後村上天皇, Go-Murakami-tennō) and Emperor Chōkei (長慶天皇, Chōkei-tennō).[4]

Events of the Ōan era[change | change source]

Southern Court nengō[change | change source]

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ō-an" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 731.
  2. Nussbaum, "Go-Kōgon Tennō," p. 255.
  3. Nussbaum, "Go-En'yū Tennō," p. 251; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 310-312.
  4. Nussbaum, "Chōkei Tennō," p. 120.
  5. Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1959). The Imperial House of Japan, p. 138; Kunaichō, 後村上天皇 (97); retrieved 2012-10-2.
  6. Titsingh, p. 310; Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of senso is unrecognized prior to Emperor Tenji; and all sovereigns except Jitō, Yōzei, Go-Toba, and Fushimi have senso and sokui in the same year until the reign of Emperor Go-Murakami. Compare Kunaichō, Ceremony of Accession (Sokui-no-Rei); retrieved 2012-6-29.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Ackroyd, Joyce. (1982) Lessons from History: The "Tokushi Yoron", p. 329.

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Ōan 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
1368 1369 1370 1371 1372 1373 1374 1375
Preceded by:
Jōji
Northern Court nengō:
Ōan
Succeeded by:
Eiwa