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Kōhei (康平) was a Japanese era (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Tengi and before Jiryaku. This period started in August 1058 and ended in August 1065.[1] The reigning emperor was Go-Reizei-tennō (後冷泉天皇).[2]

Events of the Kōhei Era[change | change source]

  • 1060 (Kōhei 3, 27th day of the 11th month): A broom star was observed in the south for seven nights.[3]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kōhei" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 543.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 162-166; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 311-314; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 197-198.
  3. Pankenier, David et al. (2008). Archaeoastronomy in East Asia: Historical Observational Records of Comets and Meteor Showers from China, Japan, and Korea, p. 123.

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