Chōkyō

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Chōkyō (長享?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) after Bunmei and before Entoku. This period started in July 1487 and ended in August 1489.[1] During this time, the emperor was Go-Tsuchimikado-tennō (後土御門天皇).[2]

Events of the Chōkyō era[change | change source]

In the 2nd year of Chōkyō, construction work at Ryōan-ji was started.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chōkyō" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 121.
  2. Nussbaum, "Go-Tsuchimikado Tennō," p. 265; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 352-361.
  3. Titsingh, p. 361.
  4. Asian Historical Architecture, "Ryōan-ji Temple - 竜安寺 (built 1488 onward)"; retrieved 2012-4-27.

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Chōkyō 1st 2nd 3rd
1487 1488 1489
Preceded by:
Bunmei
Era or nengō:
Chōkyō
Succeeded by:
Entoku