Jōgen (Heian period)
Jōgen (貞元) was a Japanese era (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ten'en and before Tengen. This period started in July 976 and ended in November 978. The reigning emperor was En'yu-tennō (円融天皇).
Events of the Jōgen era[change | change source]
- 11 June 976 (Jōgen 1, 11th day of the 5th month): The Imperial Palace was destroyed by a great fire.
- 20 December 977 (Jōgen 2, 8th day of the 11th month): Fujiwara no Kanemichi dies at the age of 51.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Jōgen" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 429.
- ↑ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 144-146; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 299-300; Varely, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 191-192.
- ↑ Titsingh, p. 145.
- ↑ Titsingh, p. 146.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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