Yōrō

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Yōrō (養老?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Reiki and before Jinki. This period started in November 717 and ended in February 724.[1] The reigning empress was Genshō-tennō (元正天皇?).[2]

Events of the Yōrō era[change | change source]

Nara period[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Yōro" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 1058.
  2. Nussbaum, "Genshō Tennō," p. 240; Nussbaum, "Genshō Tennō," p. 240; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 65-67; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 271-272; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 140-141.
  3. Titsingh, pp. 65-66.
  4. Asakawa, Kan'ichi. (1903). The Early Institutional Life of Japan: A Study in the Reform of 645, p. 13.
  5. Nussbaum, "Nihon Shoki" at p. 710.
  6. Titsingh, p. 66.
  7. Titsingh, p. 67.
  8. Titsingh, p. 67; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 元明天皇 (43); retrieved 2012-5-27.

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Yōrō 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724
Preceded by:
Reiki
Era or nengō:
Yōrō
Succeeded by:
Jinki