Ten'ō

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Ten'ō (天応?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Hōki and before Enryaku. This period started in January 781 and ended in August 782.[1] During this time, the emperor was Kammu-tennō (桓武天皇?).[2]

Events of the Ten'ō era[change | edit source]

Emperor Kammu, who received the Imperial succession in Ten'ō 1

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References[change | edit source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ten'ō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 960.
  2. Nussbaum, "Kammu Tennō," p. 464; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 86-95; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 277-279; Varley, H. Paul. Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 148-150.
  3. Titsingh, pp. 85; Brown, p. 277.
  4. Titsingh, p. 86
  5. Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of senso is unrecognized prior to Emperor Tenji; and all sovereigns except Jitō, Yōzei, Go-Toba, and Fushimi have senso and sokui in the same year until the reign of Emperor Go-Murakami. Compare Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), Ceremony of Accession (Sokui-no-Rei); retrieved 2011-12-19.

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Ten'ō 1st 2nd
781 782
Preceded by:
Hōki
Era or nengō:
Ten'ō
Succeeded by:
Enryaku