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Jōhō (承保) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) after Enkyū and before Jōryaku. This period started in August 1074 and ended in November 1077.[1] The reigning emperor was Emperor Shirakawa-tennō (白河天皇).[2]

Events of the Jōhō Era[change | change source]

  • 1074 (Jōhō 1, 1st month): Minamoto no Takakune retired from court; and he wrote a book about the history of Japan.[3]
  • October 25, 1074 (Jōhō 1, 3rd day of the 10th month): Empress Jōtō-mon In died at the age of 87.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Jōhō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 430.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 169-171; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 315-316; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 199-202.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Titsingh, p. 169.
  4. Brown, pp. 315-316.

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