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Jōō (Edo period)
Jōō (承応), alternatively romanized as Jō-ō or Shōō, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Keian and before Meireki. This period started in September 1652 and ended in April 1655. During this time, the emperors were Go-Kōmyō-tennō (後光明天皇) and Go-Sai-tennō (後西天皇 ).
Events of the Jōō era
- 3 October 1653 (Jōō 2, 12th day of the 8th month): Fire destroyed a large part of the Imperial palace and nearby temples.
- 18 August 1654 (Jōō 3, 6th day of the 7th month): Buddhist priest Ingen arrived at Nagasaki from China.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Jō-ō" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 432.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Kōmyō Tennō," p. 256.
- Nussbaum, "Tennō," pp. 962-963; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 412-413.
- Titsingh, p. 412.
- Titsingh, p. 413; Meyer, Eva-Maria. (1999). Japans Kaiserhof in der Edo-Zeit, p. 186; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 後光明天皇 (110); retrieved 2012-5-27.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
- Sennyuji Temple Museum, Funeral ceremonies for Emperor Go-Kōmyō
- Imperial Household website, Emperor Go-Kōmyō's mausoleum (misasagii) (Japanese)
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