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Jōō (Kamakura period)
Jōō (貞応), also romanized as Jō-ō, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) after Jōkyū and before Gennin. This period started in April 1222 and ended in November 1224. The reigning emperor was Go-Horikawa-tennō.
Events of the Jōō Era
- 1222 (Jōō 2): Regulations established concerning salaries for land stewards (jitō) who were appointed by the shogunate
- 9 July 1223 (Jōō 2, 20th day of the 6th month): The buildings of the Asama Shrine at the base of Mount Fuji in Suruga province were re-built by Hōjō Tokimasa.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Jō-ō" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 432.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 238-241; Brown, Delmer. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 346; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 226-227.
- Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1962). Studies in Shinto and Shrines, p. 461.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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