Kōwa (Muromachi period)
Kōwa (弘和) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) of the Southern Court during the Nanboku-chō period after Tenju and before Genchū. This period started in February 1381 and ended in April 1384. The Southern Court monarchs in Yoshino during this time-frame were Emperor Chōkei (長慶天皇, Chōkei-tennō) and Emperor Go-Kameyama (後亀山天皇, Go-Kameyama-tennō). The Northern Court monarchs in Kyoto were Emperor Go-En'yū (後円融天皇, Go-En'yū-tennō) and Emperor Go-Komatsu (後小松天皇, Go-Komatsu-tennō) 
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Nengō" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 566.
- ↑ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 310-327.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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