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Chōji (長治) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kōwa and before Kashō. This period started in February 1104 and ended in April 1106.[1] The reigning emperor was Emperor Horikawa-tennō (嘉保天皇).[2]

Events of the Chōji era[change | change source]

  • 1104 (Chōji 1, 3rd month): The emperor visited Sonshō-ji[3] in northeastern Kyoto.
  • 1105 (Chōji 2, 6th month): A red snow was reported in a number of Japanese provinces.[3]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chōji" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 119.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 172-177; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 319; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 202.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Titsingh, p. 177.

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