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Jōhei (承平), also romanized as Shōhei, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Enchō and before Tengyō. This period started in April 931 and ended in May 938. The reigning emperor was Emperor Suzaku-tennō (朱雀天皇).
Events of the Jōhei era
- 3 September 931 (Jōhei 1, 19th day of the 7th month): The former-Emperor Uda died at the age of 65.
- 932 (Jōhei 2, 8th month): Fujiwara no Sadakata died at the age of 65.
- 933 (Jōhei 3, 8th month): Fujiwara no Nakahira is named Minister of the Right (udaijin).
- 933 (Jōhei 3, 12th month): Ten of the chief dignitaries of the empire went falcon-hunting together in Owari province. Each of them was magnificent in his formal hunting attire.
- 935 (Jōhei 5): The Great Fundamental Central Hall (kompon chūdō) on Mt. Hiei burned down.
- 7 September 936 (Jōhei 6, 19th day of the 8th month): Fujiwara Tadahira was named Prime Ministger (daijō-daijin). Fujiwara Nakahira was named Minister of the Left (sadaijin), and Fujiwara Tsunesuke was named udaijin.
- 937 (Jōhei 7, 12th month): The former-Emperor Yōzei celebrated his 70th birthday.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Jōhei" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 429.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 134-155; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 294-295; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 181-183.
- Titsingh, p. 135; Brown, p. 295; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 宇多天皇 (59); retrieved 2012-5-22.
- Titsingh, p. 135.
- Titsingh, p. 135; Brown, p. 294.
- Brown, p. 295.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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