Shōryaku (正暦) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eiso and before Chōtoku. This period started in November 990 and ended in February 995. The reigning emperor was Ichijō-tennō (一条天皇).
Events of the Shōryaku era[change | change source]
- 1 March 991 (Shōryaku 2, on the 12th day of the 2nd month): The former Emperor En'yū died at age 33.
- 992 (Shōryaku 3): Kujō Kanetoshi built a new temple complex named Shoryaku-ji.
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References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Shōryaku" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 886.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 150-152; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 302-307; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 192-195.
- Titsingh, p. 151; Brown, p. 305; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), (円融天皇 (64); retrieved 2012-5-22.
- Nara City Tourist Association, Shoryaku-ji; retrieved 2012-5-4.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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