Hōan facts for kids
Hōan (保安) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Gen'ei and before Tenji. This period spanned the years from April 1120 through April 1124. The reigning emperors were Toba-tennō (鳥羽天皇) and Sutoku-tennō (崇徳天皇).
Events of the Hōan era
- 1121 (Hōan 2, 5th month): The priests of Mt. Hiei set fire to Mii-dera.
- 25 February 1123 (Hōan 4, on the 28th day of the 1st month): In the 17th year of Emperor Toba's reign, the emperor abdicated. Toba took the title Daijō-tennō. The succession (senso) was received by a his son, Akihito.
- 1123 (Hōan 4, 2nd month): Sutoku accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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