Bunmei facts for kids
Bunmei (文明code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōnin and before Chōkyō. This period started in April 1469 and ended in July 1487. During this time, the emperor was Go-Tsuchimikado-tennō (後土御門天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Bunmei era
- 18 January 1471 (Bunmei 2, 27th day of the 12th month ): The former-Emperor Go-Hanazono died at age 52.
- 16 April 1473 (Bunmei 5, on the 19th day of the 3rd month): Yamana Sōzen died at age 70.
- 1478 (Bunmei 10): The philosopher Ichijō Kanera (1402–1481) published Bummei ittō-ki (On the Unity of Knowledge and Culture) which is about political ethics.
- 21 February 1482 (Bummei 14, 4th day of the 2nd month): Construction of Ashikaga Yoshimasa's Silver Pavilion was started.
- 1484 (Bunmei 16): Ginkaku-ji or "Silver Pavillion" is built by Ashikaga Yoshimasa
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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